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A&P RS19 pg302

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dura mater
outermost meninx covering the brain; composed of tough fibrous connection tissue
pia mater
innermost meninx covering the brain; delicate and highly vascular
arachnoid villi
structures instrumental in returning cerebrospinal fluid to the venous blood in the dural sinuses
choroid plexus
structure that forms the cerebrospinal fluid
arachnoid mater
middle meninx; like a cobweb structure
periosteal layer
its outer layer forms the periosteum of the skull
falx cerebri
a dural fold that attaches the cerebrum to the crista galli of the skull
tentorium cerebelli
a dural fold separating the cerebrum from the cerebellum