Definition of cerebrospinal in English:


Syllabification: ce·re·bro·spi·nal
Pronunciation: /səˌrēbrōˈspīnl, ˌserəbrō-


  • Of or relating to the brain and spine.
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    • 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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