Cerebro-spinal
Cerebro-spinal Cer`e*bro-spi"nal, a. [Cerebrum + spinal.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the central nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord. [1913 Webster]

{Cerebro-spinal fluid} (Physiol.), a serous fluid secreted by the membranes covering the brain and spinal cord.

{Cerebro-spinal meningitis}, {Cerebro-spinal fever} (Med.), a dangerous epidemic, and endemic, febrile disease, characterized by inflammation of the membranes of the brain and spinal cord, giving rise to severe headaches, tenderness of the back of the neck, paralysis of the ocular muscles, etc. It is sometimes marked by a cutaneous eruption, when it is often called spotted fever. It is not contagious. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cérébro-spinal — ● cérébro spinal, cérébro spinale, cérébro spinaux adjectif Qui appartient à l encéphale et à la moelle. ⇒CÉRÉBRO SPINAL, ALE, AUX, adj. A. Qui concerne le cerveau et la moelle épinière. Axe, centre, nerf cérébro spinal; méningite cérébro… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cérébro-spinal — cérébro spinal, ale (sé ré bro spi nal, na l ) adj. Terme d anatomie. Qui a rapport au cerveau et à la moelle épinière. Les nerfs cérébro spinaux. L axe cérébro spinal, l ensemble du cerveau et de la moelle épinière. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Cerebrum,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • cerebro-spinal — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cerebro-spinal fever — Cerebro spinal Cer e*bro spi nal, a. [Cerebrum + spinal.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the central nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord. [1913 Webster] {Cerebro spinal fluid} (Physiol.), a serous fluid secreted by the membranes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cerebro-spinal fluid — Cerebro spinal Cer e*bro spi nal, a. [Cerebrum + spinal.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the central nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord. [1913 Webster] {Cerebro spinal fluid} (Physiol.), a serous fluid secreted by the membranes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cerebro-spinal meningitis — Cerebro spinal Cer e*bro spi nal, a. [Cerebrum + spinal.] (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the central nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord. [1913 Webster] {Cerebro spinal fluid} (Physiol.), a serous fluid secreted by the membranes… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cerebro-spinal meningitis — Meningitis Men in*gi tis, n. [NL. See {Meninges}, and { itis}.] (Med.) Inflammation of the membranes of the brain or spinal cord. [1913 Webster] {Cerebro spinal meningitis}. See under {Cerebro spinal}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • CÉRÉBRO-SPINAL, ALE — adj. Qui a trait au cerveau et à la moelle épinière. Système, axe cérébro spinal, Ensemble du cerveau et de la moelle épinière. Méningite cérébro spinale …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • Cerebro-spinal sclerosis — Sclerosis Scle*ro sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. (??, fr. sklhro s hard.] 1. (Med.) Induration; hardening; especially, that form of induration produced in an organ by increase of its interstitial connective tissue. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Hardening of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Liquide cérébro-spinal — Pour les articles homonymes, voir LCR, CSF et LCS. Le LCS circule entre la pie mère et l arachnoïde. Le liquide cérébro spinal …   Wikipédia en Français

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