Fortunately, the brain is suspended in cerebrospinal fluid designed to buffer the motions of every-day life.
"Sleeping sickness" is a late stage when the organisms have invaded the cerebrospinal fluid.
An excessive quantity of cerebrospinal fluid is present in most of the cases.
cerebrospinal fluid n.
The serumlike fluid that circulates through the ventricles of the brain, the cavity of the spinal cord, and the subarachnoid space, functioning as a shock absorber.