cerebrospinal pressure

n.

Tension of the cerebrospinal fluid, normally 100 to 150 millimeters when measured by an instrument such as a manometer.

Nearby words

  1. cerebrospinal axis,
  2. cerebrospinal fluid,
  3. cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhea,
  4. cerebrospinal meningitis,
  5. cerebrospinal nervous system,
  6. cerebrospinant,
  7. cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis,
  8. cerebrotomy,
  9. cerebrotonia,
  10. cerebrovascular


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