cerebrospinal cerebrospinal

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of or relating to the brain and spinal cord

Usage(s):

  1. He determined that the pulse which did not appear in the medical books was coming from the cerebrospinal fluid that bathes the brain and spinal cord.
  2. Upon discovering eight new cases of cerebrospinal meningitis in Kiowa County, Okla.
  3. Brain scans may show the extent of any damage, particularly after some time has passed and dead neural tissue is replaced by cerebrospinal fluid.

News

  • Fungal meningitis still plagues Evansville man

    Laboratory technician Ruth Rutledge packages cerebrospinal fluid of the three confirmed meningitis cases in Minn., to send to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta for further testing, at the Minnesota Department of Health in St. Paul, Minn., on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. The number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak has now reached 119 cases, including 11 deaths ...
    on July 8, 2013     Source: 22 WSBT South Bend

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