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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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Effect of different milking intervals on the composition of cisternal and alveolar milk in dairy cows.
Our results may be useful in assisting the physician in performing cisternal puncture safely and efficiently.
Vasospasm prevention with postoperative intrathecal thrombolytic therapy: a retrospective comparison of urokinase, tissue plasminogen activator, and cisternal drainage alone.
7 A, B), 1 case of cystic schwannoma and 1 case of racemose NCC found in cisternal spaces.
En los abordajes antero-laterales la apertura cisternal y evacuacion de LCR puede ser menor pero de todas maneras existe de manera significativa y produce cambios en una posible navegacion basada en imagenes preoperatorias' que en estos casos altera lo planificado (29,31).
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) obtained by cisternal puncture showed slight xanthochromia; a nucleated cell count of 2094/[micro]L (54% lymphocytes); glucose, 2 mg/dL; and protein, 368 mg/dL.
Protein fractions of lumbar, cisternal, and ventricular cerebrospinal fluid.
Definition of the role of contemporary surgical management in cisternal and parenchymatous cysticercosis cerebri.
All patients underwent an immediate CT scan following admission and CT findings (Site, degree of midline shift, associated parenchyma pathology, cisternal effacement, presence of subarachnoid haemorrhage, intraventricular haemorrhage, infarcts) were noted.
Ante la sospecha de ECJ en un paciente, es responsabilidad del medico la realizacion de una puncion lumbar, o en su defecto una puncion cisternal o ventricular, para extraer liquido cefalorraquideo y enviarlo al laboratorio.
Mammary cisternal size, cisternal milk and milk ejection in Murrah buffaloes.