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cerebrospinal fluid


A watery fluid that is continuously produced and absorbed and that flows in the ventricles within the brain and around the surface of the brain and spinal cord. Abbreviated CSF. CSF is produced by the choroid plexus, a series of infolded blood vessels that project into the cerebral ventricles, and it is absorbed into the venous system. If productio [..]
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cerebrospinal fluid


The fluid that flows in and around the hollow spaces of the brain and spinal cord, and between two of the meninges (the thin layers of tissue that cover and protect the brain and spinal cord). Cerebro [..]
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cerebrospinal fluid


Also known as: CSF
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cerebrospinal fluid


Fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord and helps to cushion and protect them.
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cerebrospinal fluid


An almost protein-free fluid that acts as a shock absorber to cushion and protect the brain.
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Fluid that bathes the brain and the spinal cord.
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A watery fluid that is continuously produced and absorbed and that fl...
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cerebrospinal fluid


 A liquid found within the ventricles of the brain and the central canal of the spinal cord. 
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Water-like fluid produced in the brain that circulates around and protects the brain and spinal cord. Shrinking or expanding of the cranial contents is usually quickly balanced by increase or decrease [..]
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cerebrospinal fluid


Water-like fluid produced in the brain that circulates and protects the brain and spinal cord, known as CSF.
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cerebrospinal fluid


The fluid that fills the cerebral ventricles. See Figure 2.19.
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cerebrospinal fluid


Water-like fluid produced in the brain that circulates around and protects the brain and spinal cord.
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cerebrospinal fluid


A clear, watery liquid that bathes, cushions and protects the brain and spinal cord
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Cerebrospinal fluid is the clear, nutrient-rich fluid that circulates through the subarachnoid space, the brain and spinal cord. The fluid, referred to as CSF, is produced in the ventricles of the brain and fills the brain cavities as well as the spinal canal where the fluid bathes the nerves. CSF provides the brain and spinal cord with chemical nu [..]
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cerebrospinal fluid


Fluid produced in the brain that surrounds the brain and spinal cord
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cerebrospinal fluid


The fluid contained within the cerebral ventricles, subarachnoid sinus, and the central canal of the spinal cord. It acts as a water cushion to protect the brain and spinal cord from shock.
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Fluid produced within the chambers of the brain that flows down and around the spinal cord. If this flow is obstructed, the process by which the fluid is removed is defective and the pressure rises an [..]
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cerebrospinal fluid


The clear water-like fluid that bathes the brain and spinal cord. The fluid provides nourishment, carries away any debris (such as excess protein cells), and protects us from injury. It is in constant production, circulation and absorption. The body makes almost a pint of CSF daily.
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Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is the fluid which covers all exposed surfaces of the central nervous system. Cerebrospinal fluid main functions are to cushion the delicate brain structure, supports the wei [..]
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Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is a fluid that surrounds the central nervous system (CNS). The workings of the CSF is not clearly understood but it is clear that it fulfills several important functions: Sh [..]
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cerebrospinal fluid


the fluid that bathes the brain and spinal cord.
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cerebrospinal fluid


A clear, nutrient-rich fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) acts as a cushion, protecting the brain and spinal cord from injury.
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cerebrospinal fluid


The fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord.
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cerebrospinal fluid


A liquid found within the ventricles of the brain and the central canal of the spinal cord.
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cerebrospinal fluid


The sterile fluid around the brain and spinal cord. The CSF contains immunologic and, in cases of infection, viral or bacterial proteins and other by-products which are useful for diagnosis of meningi [..]
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cerebrospinal fluid


A watery fluid that flows in and around the brain and spinal cord.
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cerebrospinal fluid


the fluid that protects and flows through the brain and spinal cord
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cerebrospinal fluid


The clear, watery fluid that surrounds and protects the brain and the spinal cord.
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cerebrospinal fluid


 The fluid which bathes the tissues of the central nervous system
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cerebrospinal fluid


A clear, water-like fluid that circulates around the brain and spinal cord.
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cerebrospinal fluid


Fluid similar to blood plasma that bathes and cushions the central nervous system.
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 – Is a clear, colorless body fluid found in the brain and spine. It is produced in the choroid plexuses of the ventricles of the brain.
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(medicine) ''Abbreviated CSF.'' A clear bodily fluid in the form of a very pure saline solution with microglia that occupies the subarachnoid space in the brain (between the skull and the cerebral c [..]
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cerebrospinal fluid


The fluid that is present around the spine and brain. This fluid may be examined to see if lymphoma has spread to these parts of the body.
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cerebrospinal fluid


The liquid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord.
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cerebrospinal fluid


Clear, watery fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord.
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cerebrospinal fluid


Clear, colorless fluid in and around the brain that helps protect the brain and spinal chord.
Source: spinabifidaassociation.org

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