cerebrospinal pressure n.
Tension of the cerebrospinal fluid, normally 100 to 150 millimeters when measured by an instrument such as a manometer.
cerebrospinant cer·e·bro·spi·nant (sěr’ə-brō-spī’nənt) adj. Acting upon the brain and spinal cord.
- Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis
cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis cer·e·bro·ten·di·nous xanthomatosis (sěr’ə-brō-těn’də-nəs, sə-rē’brō-) n. An inherited disorder associated with the deposition of a form of cholesterol in the brain and other tissues and with elevated levels of cholesterol in plasma but with normal total cholesterol level; it is characterized by progressive cerebellar ataxia beginning after puberty and by juvenile cataracts, and tendinous […]
cerebrotomy cer·e·brot·o·my (sěr’ə-brŏt’ə-mē) n. Incision of the brain substance.
noun a personality type characterized by restraint, alertness, and an intellectual approach to life: said to be correlated with an ectomorph body type Compare somatotonia, viscerotonia