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spinal fluid

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Noun1.spinal fluid - clear liquid produced in the ventricles of the brain; fills and protects cavities in the brain and spinal cord
bodily fluid, body fluid, liquid body substance, humour, humor - the liquid parts of the body
ventricle - one of four connected cavities in the brain; is continuous with the central canal of the spinal cord and contains cerebrospinal fluid
medulla spinalis, spinal cord - a major part of the central nervous system which conducts sensory and motor nerve impulses to and from the brain; a long tubelike structure extending from the base of the brain through the vertebral canal to the upper lumbar region
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"He has no b-cells or cancer in his bone marrow or spinal fluid. Yaaay...
"On June 5, she had a routine lumbar puncture, which is where they take a sample of spinal fluid and then inject her with chemotherapy," says Emma.
As evaluated through cerebral spinal fluid drug concentration, NYX-458 demonstrated CNS exposure in line with that observed at preclinically efficacious doses.
Examining the concentration of the peptide in an individual's spinal fluid provides an indication of risk decades before any memory related issues occur.
Previous studies found the protein's levels in spinal fluid was a good predictor, but spinal tap surgery would be needed.
To confirm causation, the CDC says it would need to isolate enterovirus D68 from the spinal fluid of AFM patients.
"To date, no pathogen has been consistently detected in the patients' spinal fluid; a pathogen detected in the spinal fluid would be good evidence to indicate the cause of AFM since this condition affects the spinal cord," wrote the CDC.
Neurosurgery helps to treat patients with brain tumor, head and spinal cord injury due to accidents, neck and back pain, and patients with abnormal spinal fluid circulation.
It is revealed in his test that the material found from his possession is neither bone marrow nor spinal fluid but the material received by the Punjab Forensic Lab.
HAFIZABAD -- In the latest development in the illegal spinal fluid extraction scandal, three more cases have been filed against the five accused.
GUJRAT -- Hafizabad police have registered two more cases against the suspects involved in the spinal fluid scam under Section 6/7 of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) along with other relevant sections.
HAFIZABAD -- Eight more women have emerged as suspected victims of a gang accused of extracting spinal fluid from unsuspecting 'patients' and attempting to sell it on the black market.