pial part of filum terminale

pial part of filum terminale
pars pialis fili terminalis.

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  • part — A portion. SYN: pars [TA]. abdominal p. of aorta SYN: abdominal aorta. abdominal p. of esophagus [TA] the portion of the esophagus from where it passes through the diaphragm to the stomach. See …   Medical dictionary

  • filum — A structure of filamentous or threadlike appearance. [L. thread] f. durae matris spinalis SYN: dural part of f. terminale. fila olfactoria [TA] SYN: olfactory nerves [CN I], under nerve. olfactory fila SYN: olfactory nerves [CN I], under nerve.… …   Medical dictionary

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  • pars pialis fili terminalis — [TA] pial part of filum terminale: the prolongation of the spinal pia mater from the conus medullaris downward through the lumbar cistern, surrounded by the cauda equina, to attach to the inner aspect of the dural sac about the level of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • cisterna lumbalis — [TA] lumbar cistern: the enlargement of the subarachnoid space caudal to the conus medullaris, containing the cauda equina, the pial part of the filum terminale, and cerebrospinal fluid; it is the site of lumbar puncture …   Medical dictionary

  • pia mater spinalis — [TA] the pia mater covering the spinal cord and consisting of collagenous fibers, which also form the denticulate ligament and the pial part of the filum terminale, and reticular fibers, which closely invest the cord, form the various septa, and… …   Medical dictionary

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