- cerebrospinal pressure
- the pressure or tension of the cerebrospinal fluid, normally 100â€“150 mm Hg as measured by the manometer.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
cerebrospinal index — the figure obtained by multiplying the final cerebrospinal pressure by the quantity of fluid withdrawn in spinal puncture and then dividing by the initial pressure … Medical dictionary
Cerebrospinal fluid — 4 vials of CSF Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), Liquor cerebrospinalis, is a clear, colorless, salty bodily fluid, that occupies the subarachnoid space and the ventricular system around and inside the brain and spinal cord. In essence, the brain floats … Wikipedia
Cerebrospinal fluid leak — A cerebrospinal fluid leak (CSFL) is a medical condition when the cerebrospinal fluid of a person leaks out of the dura mater. This can be caused by several reasons, including spontaneous cerebrospinal fluid leak, post surgical lumbar… … Wikipedia
cerebrospinal fluid — Physiol. the fluid in the ventricles of the brain, between the arachnoid and pia mater, and surrounding the spinal cord. [1895 1900] * * * ▪ anatomy clear, colourless liquid that fills and surrounds the brain and the spinal cord and… … Universalium
Pressure point — For other uses, see Pressure point (disambiguation). Pressure point (穴位) Chinese name Chinese 穴位 … Wikipedia
pressure — 1. A stress or force acting in any direction against resistance. 2. (P, frequently followed by a subscript indicating location)In physics and physiology, the force per unit area exerted by a gas or liquid against the walls of its container or… … Medical dictionary
Cerebrospinal fluid — The watery fluid that fills the spaces in and around the brain and spinal cord. Also called CSF. * * * cerebrospinal fluid n a liquid that is comparable to serum but contains less dissolved material, that is secreted from the blood into the… … Medical dictionary
cerebrospinal fluid — noun Date: circa 1889 a colorless liquid that is comparable to serum, is secreted from the blood into the lateral ventricles of the brain, and serves chiefly to maintain uniform pressure within the brain and spinal cord … New Collegiate Dictionary
cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) — Clear, colourless liquid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord and fills the spaces in them. It helps support the brain, acts as a lubricant, maintains pressure in the skull, and cushions shocks. Analysis of CSF obtained by a spinal tap… … Universalium
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) — A watery fluid, continuously produced and absorbed, which flows in the ventricles (cavities) within the brain and around the surface of the brain and spinal cord. The CSF is produced by the choroid plexus, a series of infolded blood vessels… … Medical dictionary