Definition of cerebrospinal in English:

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cerebrospinal

Pronunciation: /səˌrēbrōˈspīnl/
/ˌserəbrōˈspīnl/

adjective

Anatomy
Relating to the brain and spine.
Example sentences
  • It is notorious for invading the subarachnoid space and the fourth ventricle early in its course and disseminating promptly through the cerebrospinal pathways.
  • The cerebrospinal analysis shows that the protein was elevated after placing in the intrathecal catheter and administration of chemotherapy.
  • This work established a differential diagnosis for cerebrospinal meningitis, and for it she became the first woman to be awarded the Hutchison Prize of Glasgow University.

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Syllabification: ce·re·bro·spi·nal

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