from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the central nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In anatomy, pertaining to both the brain and the spinal cord; consisting of the brain and spinal cord; cerebromedullary: as, the cerebrospinal system. Also cerebrorachidian.
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- adj. of or relating to the brain and spinal cord
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The cortex has shrunk dramatically, and the space which it used to occupy is now filled with cerebro-spinal fluid.
It entails examination of cerebro-spinal fluid obtained by lumbar puncture and is used to determine the course of treatment.
- Ampoule of 100 mg (50 mg/ml, 2 ml, equals 100 mg lignocaine in a hyperbaric glucose solution), for injection in the cerebro-spinal fluid
- Spinal anaesthesia = injection in the cerebro-spinal fluid: anaesthesia for the surgery of the lower limbs and the lower abdomen (below the umbilicus)
We were treated with a dance that caused my cerebro-spinal liquid to evaporate; we were delighted with a cheer that aroused more, much more than our envy.
He had for some time past suffered from excessive cerebro-spinal irritability, for the relief of which cantharidal collodion had been employed in the cervico-spinal region (the same had also been used in the hepatic region, to meet the diagnostic views of some one of his medical attendants).
He had been very well during his absence, until within a few weeks prior to his departure from Europe, when he experienced a severe attack of cerebro-spinal congestion, which caused him much suffering.
In my opinion, all intellectual productions are due to a special disposition of the cerebro-spinal system, upon which tobacco and alcohol can have no salutary action.
There are the _cerebro-spinal_ system and the _sympathetic_ system.
It is obvious that the cerebro-spinal nerve system is the organ of consciousness, the apparatus through which the mind exercises its conscious and voluntary control over certain functions of the body.
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