from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The space between the arachnoid membrane and pia mater that is filled with cerebrospinal fluid and contains the large blood vessels that supply the brain and spinal cord.
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- noun anatomy The space between the
arachnoid materand the pia materthat surround the brain and spinal cord.
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- noun a space in the meninges beneath the arachnoid membrane and above the pia mater that contains the cerebrospinal fluid
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