Cistern

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Related to cisterna: Cisterna magna, Cisterna chyli

cistern

[′sis·tərn]
(anatomy)
A closed, fluid-filled sac or vesicle, such as the subarachnoid spaces or the vesicles comprising the dictyosomes of a Golgi apparatus.
(civil engineering)
A tank for storing water or other liquid.
(geology)
A hollow that holds water.

Cistern

A tank used to store rainfall that has been collected from a roof or some other catchment area, usually located underground. The water is generally used for watering lawns and gardens, washing cars, and similar uses, but it can also be used for flushing toilets and, with treatment, for all other uses. Cisterns help conserve water and prevent pollution of nearby streams from runoff.

cistern

An artificial reservoir or tank for storing water at atmospheric pressure (such as rain-water collected from a roof) for use when required.
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Keywords: Head ultrasound, Mega cisterna magna, MRI brain.
A mega-cisterna magna (MCM) is defined as a dilated cisterna magna whereas fourth ventricle, cerebellar hemispheres and vermis are normal1.
An enlarged cisterna magna has been associated with chromosomal abnormalities such as trisomy 13 and 184.
The distances from the skin to the posterior wall of cisterna magna are summarized in [Table 3].
The best correlation was found between the distance from the skin to the cisterna magna and gender according to the standardized coefficients.
La cisterna de placas prefabricadas, modelo adoptado por el P1MC, es una tecnologia simple y barata.
El costo de una cisterna, con todos los componentes, gira en torno de R$ 1.
Palacios G, Casas I, Cisterna D, Trallero G, Tenorio A, Freire C.
The thoracic duct begins from the upper end of cisterna chyli at the lower border of T12 vertebra and enters the thorax usually through the aortic opening of the diaphragm (Dutta, 2000).
The cisterna chyli, which usually continues as thoracic duct, was not present in this case.
Accordo quadro suddiviso in 7 lotti per il servizio alternativo di fornitura di gas naturale tramite carro bombolaio/veicolo cisterna.
Attn: Jenniffer vila Cisterna, Jenniffer vila Cisterna