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Search Results for: cerebrospinal fluid

Cerebrospinal fluid

Definition noun, plural: cerebrospinal fluids A clear, colorless body fluid that fills the ventricles of the brain and the... Read More

Body fluid

Definition noun, plural: body fluids Any fluid found in a living organism Supplement A body fluid refers to any fluid... Read More

Transcellular fluid

Definition noun A bodily fluid found in chambers created by the linings of epithelial cells Supplement The extracellular... Read More

Extracellular fluid

Definition noun The body fluid outside the cell composed of blood plasma, interstitial fluid, lymph and transcellular... Read More

Interstitial fluid

Definition noun The fluid found in the intercellular spaces composed of water, amino acids, sugars, fatty acids,... Read More

Liquor cerebrospinalis

Liquor cerebrospinalis --> cerebrospinal fluid (Science: neurology) a clear, colourless fluid that contains small... Read More

Cistern

Definition noun, plural: cisterns (general) A reservoir or tank for storing water, especially a tank for holding rainwater... Read More

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Cisterna

Definition noun plural: cisternae cis·ter·na, sɪˈstɜːnə (cell biology) The flattened membrane disk containing... Read More

Neisseria mucosa

Definition Noun A gram-negative mucoid cocci bacterium involved in several human infections including cerebrospinal fluid... Read More

Medullary chemoreceptor trigger zone

Medullary chemoreceptor trigger zone (CTZ) (anatomy and physiology) It is located in the Medulla (i.e. Part of the brain)... Read More

Pleocytosis

Definition noun, plural: pleocytoses An abnormal increase in cell count, such as white blood cell count in bodily fluid... Read More

Cisterna pontis

Definition noun A large, fluid-filled cistern found on the ventral aspect of the pons. Supplement It occurs as a large space... Read More

Vagina interna nervi optici

vagina interna nervi optici --> internal sheath of optic nerve (Science: anatomy, nerve) The innermost sheath around the... Read More

Foramen magnum

Definition noun A large opening in the anterior inferior portion of occipital bone in the cranium that serves an outlet of... Read More

Staphylococcus epidermidis

Definition Noun A gram-positive facultative bacterium that produced slime for adhesions associated with endocarditis and... Read More

Naegleria fowleri

Naegleria fowleri (commonly referred to as the brain-eating amoeba) is a heat-loving amoeboflagellate protozoan of the... Read More