Definition of Subarachnoid

1. a. Situated under the arachnoid membrane.



Definition of Subarachnoid

1. Adjective. (medicine) Located or occurring below the arachnoid mater, often specifically between the arachnoid membrane and the pia mater ¹

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Definition of Subarachnoid

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subarachnoid

subangstrom
subangular
subantarctic
subaortic
subapennine
subapical
subapostolic
subappendices
subappendix
subappendixes
subaqua
subaquatic
subaqueous
subaqueously
subaquæous
subarachnoid (current term)
subarachnoid space
subarachnoid spaces
subarachnoidal
subarc
subarcmin
subarcminute
subarcs
subarcsecond
subarctic
subarctics
subarea
subareal
subareas
subareolar

Literary usage of Subarachnoid

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1. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, Edward Albert Sharpey-Schäfer, George Dancer Thane, Johnson Symington (1893)
"At its commencement it is loose and funnel-shaped and can be injected from the subarachnoid cavity. On the cerebrum the inner layer of the pia mater is more ..."

2. Anatomy of the brain and spinal cord with special reference to mechanism and by Harris Ellett Santee (1907)
"The trabeculae are ensheathed and all subarachnoid spaces lined with a single layer of ... From the pia it is separated by the subarachnoid spaces (cava ..."

3. The Gross and Minute Anatomy of the Central Nervous System by Hermon C. Gordinier (1899)
"subarachnoid SPACES. Over the convexity of the cerebral convolutions only a slight separation exists between the arachnoid and the pia mater; ..."

4. Brain Abscess: Its Surgical Pathology and Operative Technic by Wells Phillips Eagleton (1922)
"Ill—By the subarachnoid Spaces.— In the normal state the subarachnoid spaces, ... On the approach of bacteria to the dura the subarachnoid space fortifies ..."

5. Anatomy of the Human Body by Henry Gray (1918)
"It contains the basilar artery, and is continuous behind with the subarachnoid cavity of the medulla spinalis, and with the cisterna ..."

6. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"Exploratory Puncture of the subarachnoid Space (Lumbar Puncture) This procedure, introduced in 1891 by Quincke, permits us to secure the liquor ..."

7. Anatomy: Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1897)
"The subarachnoid space is the interval between the arachnoid and pia mater ... The subarachnoid space usually communicates with the general ventricular ..."

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