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1

Stabilizes the shape and position of the CNS during head and body movements

Meninges

2

Divides the two hemispheres

Falx cerebri

3

Above cerebellum, divides supratentorial versus infratentorial structures

Tentorium cerebelli

4

A branch of the external carotid artery
Largest of arteries that travel inside periosteal layer
First affected during a head trauma

Middle meningeal artery

5

Dural nerves arise from _______

Trigeminal nerve (anterior and middle cranial fossa) or the spinal nerves C2-C3

6

Enclosed space in pia mater that follows a vessel into the brain up to the level of the capillaries

Virchow-robin perivascular space

7

Pia mater is persent in the spinal cord as the ____ and ____

Denticulate ligament
Filum terminale

8

Toothed longitudinal projection of spinal pia on each side of the spinal cord

Denticulare ligament

9

Anchors the conus medullaris to the caudal end of the spinal dural sheath

Filum terminale