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cistern

 [sis´tern]
a closed space serving as a reservoir for lymph or other body fluids, especially one of the enlarged subarachnoid spaces containing cerebrospinal fluid.

cis·tern

(sis'tern), [TA]
1. Any cavity or enclosed space serving as a reservoir, especially for chyle, lymph, or cerebrospinal fluid.
2. An ultramicroscopic space occurring between the membranes of the flattened sacs of the endoplasmic reticulum, the Golgi complex, or the two membranes of the nuclear envelope.
Synonym(s): cisterna [TA]
[L. cisterna]

cistern

(sĭs′tərn)
n.
1. A receptacle for holding water or other liquid, especially a tank for catching and storing rainwater.
2. Anatomy A cisterna.

cis·tern′al (sĭ-stûr′nəl) adj.

cis·tern

(sis'tĕrn) [TA]
1. Any cavity or enclosed space serving as a reservoir, especially for chyle, lymph, or cerebrospinal fluid.
2. An ultramicroscopic space occurring between the membranes of the flattened sacs of the endoplasmic reticulum, the Golgi complex, or the two membranes of the nuclear envelope.
Synonym(s): cisterna [TA] .

cis·tern

(sis'tĕrn) [TA]
Any cavity or enclosed space serving as a reservoir, especially for chyle, lymph, or cerebrospinal fluid.
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Showcasing its solutions at the Hotel Show in Dubai - Encore claims that it's cisterns are the world's first that use condensate from air conditioning units to flush the toilet - it would save an additional 13,140 litres of water per room annually compared to using a conventional cistern.
"By installing an Encore - the world's first cistern that uses condensate from air conditioning units to flush the toilet - it would save an additional 13,140 litres of water per room annually compared to using a conventional cistern," he noted.