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Figure 2-1. (A) Spinal cord and meninges. (B) Craniocaudal extent of the spinal cord and meninges. (A adapted with permission from Carpenter MB: Core Text of Neuroanatomy, 4th ed. Baltimore, Williams & Wilkins, 1991; B adapted with permission from Chung KW: BRS Gross Anatomy, 4th ed. Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000, p 289.)

Figure 2-1. (A) Spinal cord and meninges. (B) Craniocaudal extent of the spinal cord and meninges. (A adapted with permission from Carpenter MB: Core Text of Neuroanatomy, 4th ed. Baltimore, Williams & Wilkins, 1991; B adapted with permission from Chung KW: BRS Gross Anatomy, 4th ed. Philadelphia, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2000, p 289.)

6. The pia mater is a thin layer that adheres closely to the spinal cord. It has lateral extensions (denticulate ligaments) that attach to the dura mater, thereby suspending the spinal cord within the dural sac.

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