the fluid in the ventricles of the brain, between the arachnoid and pia mater, and surrounding the spinal cord.
the clear colourless fluid in the spaces inside and around the spinal cord and brain CSF
cerebrospinal fluid n.
The serumlike fluid that circulates through the ventricles of the brain, the cavity of the spinal cord, and the subarachnoid space, functioning as a shock absorber.
The clear fluid that fills the cavities of the brain and covers the surfaces of the brain and spinal cord. It lubricates the tissues and cushions them from shock and injury.
- Cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea
cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea n. A discharge of cerebrospinal fluid from the nose.
an acute inflammation of the meninges of the brain and spinal cord, caused by a specific organism, accompanied by fever and occasionally red spots on the skin. noun an acute infectious form of meningitis caused by the bacterium Neisseria meningitidis, characterized by high fever, skin rash, delirium, stupor, and sometimes coma Also called epidemic meningitis […]
central nervous system.
- Cerebrospinal pressure
cerebrospinal pressure n. Tension of the cerebrospinal fluid, normally 100 to 150 millimeters when measured by an instrument such as a manometer.