cerebrospinal fluid

  • liquor
  • liquor cerebrospinalis
German: Gehirn-Rückenmark-Flüssigkeit
Japanese: 脳脊髄液

Neurology. Acronym CSF. The clear, colourless fluid that fills the ventricles of the brain and the central canal of the spinal cord. It protects the brain and spinal cord from mechanical shocks and serves as a transfer medium. It contains small quantities of glucose and protein and a small number of white blood cells.

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