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cis·ter·na

 (sĭ-stûr′nə)
n. pl. cis·ter·nae (-nē)
1. Anatomy A fluid-containing sac or cavity in the body of an organism. Also called reservoir.
2. Cytology One of the saclike vesicles that comprise the endoplasmic reticulum.

[Latin, cistern; see cistern.]

cis·ter′nal adj.

cisterna

(sɪˈstɜːnə)
n, pl -nae (-niː)
(Anatomy) a sac or partially closed space containing body fluid, esp lymph or cerebrospinal fluid
[New Latin, from Latin; see cistern]

cis•tern

(ˈsɪs tərn)

n.
1. a reservoir, tank, or container for storing or holding water or other liquid.
2. a reservoir or receptacle of some natural fluid of the body.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Latin cisterna <cist(a) chest]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cisterna - a sac or cavity containing fluid especially lymph or cerebrospinal fluid
sac - a structure resembling a bag in an animal
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The killings in Cisterna di Latina, about 70 kilometers south-east of Rome, were confirmed by local Carabinieri police commander Gabriele Vitagliano, the SkyTG24 news reported.
Objective: To determine the frequency of isolated mega cisterna magna (MCM) in Saudi population, compare the accuracy of fetal ultrasound with postnatal neuro-imaging, report the associated central nervous system (CNS) anomalies on postnatal neuro-imaging.
The cisterna magna is a space lying between the cerebellum and medulla oblongata that is important in collecting cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) in some patients with contraindication or the impossibility of lumbar puncture and in intrathecal administration medication infusion.
The various posterior fossa malformations detected were Dandy Walker malformation (DWM, 1 case), Dandy Walker variant (DWV, 2 cases), mega cisterna magna (MCM, 8 cases), arachnoid cysts (5 cases), Chiari 1 malformation (5 cases), Chairi 2 malformation (2 cases), Joubert malformation (1 case), lipoma (2 cases), vermian and/or cerebellar hypoplasia without posterior fossa cysts (4 cases).
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