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Search Results for: cistern

Cisterna ambiens

Definition noun Latin term for ambient cistern, a cistern of the subarachnoid space between the posterior end of the corpus... Read More


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


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

Chyle cistern

Chyle cistern --> cisterna chyli a dilated sac at the lower end of the thoracic duct into which the intestinal trunk and... 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

Cisterna basalis

Definition noun (anatomy) Latin term for basal cistern, a cavity where the arachnoid extends across between the two temporal... Read More

Receptaculum chyli

receptaculum chyli --> cisterna chyli A dilated sac at the lower end of the thoracic duct into which the intestinal trunk... Read More


Definition noun, plural: chyles A body fluid in the small intestine, containing mainly of emulsified fats and aids in the... Read More


Float Origin: oe. Flote ship, boat, fleet, as. Flota ship, fr. Fleotan to float; akin to D. Vloot fleet, g. Floss raft,... Read More


tank A large basin or cistern; an artificial receptacle for liquids. Tank engine, a locomotive which carries the water and... Read More


vat 1. A large vessel, cistern, or tub, especially one used for holding in an immature state, chemical preparations for... Read More

Cerebrospinal fluid

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