- pertaining to or affecting the brain and the spinal cord.
- of or relating to the central nervous system.
Origin of cerebrospinal
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Fortunately, the brain is suspended in cerebrospinal fluid designed to buffer the motions of every-day life.Brain Bleed: Why Michael Schumacher’s Helmet Wasn’t Enough
Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad
January 3, 2014
The formation of the cerebrospinal axis of the Chordata from the medullary plate has already been treated at length (pp. 301-304).The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume III (of 4)
Francis Maitland Balfour
Both the cerebrospinal and the sympathetic divisions have nerve centers.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle
U.S. Department of Agriculture
The whole may be arranged under two divisions: First, the cerebrospinal system; second, the sympathetic or ganglionic system.
An excessive quantity of cerebrospinal fluid is present in most of the cases.
Sometimes, however, there are epidemics of cerebrospinal meningitis—spotted fever, as it used to be called.Essays In Pastoral Medicine
- of or relating to the brain and spinal cord
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- Relating to the brain and the spinal cord.
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