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On the Number, Position, Shape, Convolutions, and Substance of the Brain and Cerebellum 

On the Number, Position, Shape, Convolutions, and Substance of the Brain and Cerebellum
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On the Number, Position, Shape, Convolutions, and Substance of the Brain and Cerebellum
Author(s):

Marco Catani

and Stefano Sandrone

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199383832.003.0016
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date: 18 May 2021

This chapter is the translation of the third chapter of the second book dedicated to the tenuis membrane of the meninges. In this chapter Vesalius also speculate on possible functions of the tenuis membrane. Indeed he believes that the tenuis and the dura membranes work together to protect the brain from trauma and erosion.

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