Definition of cerebrospinal fluid in English:

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cerebrospinal fluid

noun

Anatomy
Clear watery fluid that fills the space between the arachnoid membrane and the pia mater.
Example sentences
  • Diagnosis is made by culturing the blood, cerebrospinal fluid, urine and fluid from eyes, nose and mucous membranes.
  • The ventricles each contain a choroid plexus that secretes cerebrospinal fluid.
  • Cultures of blood, cerebrospinal fluid, and lung tissue taken at autopsy were negative for Nocardia and other organisms.

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Syllabification: ce·re·bro·spi·nal flu·id

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