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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.


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]


(ˈsɪs tərn)

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 extension of Line 2 will add four new stations to the current layout, with a length of 5.2 kilometers that will improve the quality of life of the inhabitants of La Cisterna, El Bosque and San Bernardo.
Here in, we described and discussed a successful case of image-guided percutaneous embolization of cisterna chyli as a treatment modality for chylous fistula after failed conservative treatment modalities in an adult.
AXO-AAV-GM2 was administered into the cisterna magna and lumbar spinal canal only.
El libro de Natalia Cisterna Jara comienza haciendonos visible un sistema basado en una logica de la disyuntiva, la de tener que decidir entre esto o lo otro, como se ve en los epigrafes elegidos para abrir el volumen.
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.
Explican los ingenieros que con la utilizacion del robot (de 35 por 35 y 30 centimetros de altura), este se sumerge en la cisterna y una vez que hace el diagnostico de su condicion, aspira el agua, separa los sedimentos que son expulsados mediante una manguera y el agua limpia es devuelta.
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).
De acuerdo con Unicef y la OMS (2004), son fuentes de suministro de agua potable mejoradas: el acceso a agua potable por medio de conexiones de los hogares, fuentes de agua publica, pozos, pozo excavado cubierto, fuente protegida y recoleccion de agua de lluvia, en tanto que las fuentes de suministro de agua potable no mejoradas son: pozos no cubiertos, fuente no cubierta, rios o estanques, agua suministrada por vendedores, agua embotellada y agua de camion cisterna.
FirstKey Lending Llc (FirstKey), a provider of loans designed specifically for investors in one- to four-family residential rental properties, has said that Dennis Cisterna has joined the company as managing director.
Mi nombre es Yerebatan Sarayi, que quiere decir el "palacio sumergido" (o Yerebatan Sarnici, que significa cisterna sumergida).