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The Meninges - Connective Coverings of the Brain
The brain is enclosed in three layers of connective tissue. The outer most (dura mater) consists of dense
connective tissue. Underlying the dura is the arachnoid layer, often described as a "roof with pillars" made lifesci.rutgers.edu/~babiarz/nervous.htm 1/3 12/13/12 NERVOUS TISSUE connective tissue. Underlying the dura is the arachnoid layer, often described as a "roof with pillars" made
of dense connective tissue. Spaces within the arachnoid are filled with cerebrospinal fluid. The inner most
layer, the pia mater, consists of loose connective tissue on the surface of the brain and lining channels
which penetrate the brain carrying the vascula...
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2012 for the course 146 322 taught by Professor Babiarz during the Spring '12 term at Rutgers.
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