Definition of arachnoid in English:
Like a spider or arachnid: intelligent arachnoid killing machines
More example sentences
- Watching the erstwhile nerd get used to his muscular new body and powers - accidentally firing off webs and finding things sticking to his arachnoid hands - is one of the most engaging parts of the film.
- Results-wise, it's difficult to extrapolate from inferred arachnoid motivations to the human mental-state.
- Their words paralyze me like the bite of an arachnoid.
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(also arachnoid membrane) Anatomy A fine, delicate membrane, the middle one of the three membranes or meninges that surround the brain and spinal cord, situated between the dura mater and the pia mater.
- Between the pia and arachnoid membranes is the subarachnoid space, in which the cerebrospinal fluid circulates.
- The lining consists of three layers - dura, arachnoid and pia.
- The surgeon opens the arachnoid membrane dorsal to the seventh and eighth nerves and continues the opening upward to the fourth nerve.
Words that rhyme with arachnoidsphenoid • hominoid
Definition of arachnoid in:
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