Q: What is the name of protective membranes that are covering the brain?
A: The meninges are three membranes with cerebrospinal fluid, enclose and protect the structure of the nervous system of the brain and spinal cord. The name of these 3 membranes are:
- pia mater (the most closest to the CNS – Central Nervous System. Read more about pia mater here: cerebrumfunction.net/what-is-pia-mater.
- dura mater (farthest membran from the brain and from the spinal cord).
The protective membranes that are covering the brain called meminges also include a lot of blood vessels and contain cerebrospinal fluid (read more about cebrospinal fluid on wikipedia). These are the protective membranes called meninges. Keep in mind that an inflammation of them, which, if becaome severe, may become encephalitis, or even worse, a inflammation of the brain, so take care!