cisternal
adjective see cisterna

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cisternal — Relating to a cisterna. * * * cis·ter·nal sis tərn əl adj of or relating to a cisterna and esp. the cisterna magna <cisternal puncture> cis·ter·nal·ly ē adv * * * cis·ter·nal (sis turґnəl) pertaining to a cistern, especially the… …   Medical dictionary

  • cisternal — See cistern and cisterna. * * * …   Universalium

  • cisternal — adjective Of or pertaining to a cistern …   Wiktionary

  • cisternal — adj. of a reservoir (Anatomy) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cisternal — cis·ter·nal …   English syllables

  • cisternal — …   Useful english dictionary

  • cisternal puncture — puncture of the cisterna cerebellomedullaris through the posterior atlanto occipital membrane for the purpose of withdrawing cerebrospinal fluid; called also intracisternal p. and suboccipital p …   Medical dictionary

  • punción cisternal — Introducción de una aguja en la cisterna magna para extraer líquido cefalorraquídeo para su análisis. La punción se realiza entre el atlas y el occipital. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salu …   Diccionario médico

  • cisterna — cisternal, adj. /si sterr neuh/, n., pl. cisternae /si sterr nee/. Anat. cistern (def. 2). [ < NL, L] * * * …   Universalium

  • cranial puncture — cisternal p …   Medical dictionary

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