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Related to cisterna: Cisterna magna, Cisterna chyli

cisterna

 [sis-ter´nah] (pl. cister´nae) (L.)
cisterna cerebellomedulla´ris poste´rior the enlarged subarachnoid space between the undersurface of the cerebellum and the posterior surface of the medulla oblongata; called also cisterna magna.
cisterna chy´li the dilated portion of the thoracic duct at its origin in the lumbar region; called also receptaculum chyli.

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]

cisterna

(sĭ-stûr′nə)
n. pl. cister·nae (-nē)
1. Anatomy A fluid-containing sac or cavity in the body of an organism. Also called reservoir.
2. Cytology One of the saclike vesicles that comprise the endoplasmic reticulum.

cis·ter′nal 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] .

cisterna

An enclosed space acting as a fluid reservoir. The cisterna magna is a space filled with cerebrospinal fluid lying between the CEREBELLUM and the MEDULLA OBLONGATA.

cisterna

(pl. cisternae) a cellular space enclosed by a membrane, as in the GOLGI APPARATUS and the ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM of cells, and the arachnoid space in the brain.
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Treatment of High-Output Thoracic Chylous Fistula with Transabdominal Embolization of Cisterna Chyli: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.
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Los ingenieros indican que entre las ventajas que ofrece la utilizacion de este robot destacan el ahorro economico, de agua y de tiempo para la limpieza de cisternas, actividad que hasta hace unos anos representaba la necesidad de vaciar esos depositos casi por completo y solo dejar un minimo de liquido para tallar las paredes.
A mega-cisterna magna (MCM) is defined as a dilated cisterna magna whereas fourth ventricle, cerebellar hemispheres and vermis are normal1.
The best correlation was found between the distance from the skin to the cisterna magna and gender according to the standardized coefficients.{Table 4}
Con base en los resultados, 55 familias (32,6%) disponen de mas de 100 litros per capita por dia cuando combinan para el abastecimiento dos o mas medios de transporte, excepto cuando se usa el acarreo a pie o en camion cisterna y 114 (67,4%) disponen de menos de 100 litros per capita por dia si acarrean agua en un solo medio de trasporte o combinando el acarreo a pie y en camion cisterna (tabla 4).
La construccion de una cisterna lleva en promedio 5 dias, en la gran mayoria de las veces contando con la ayuda de la propia familia y de los vecinos.
The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund and Northern Media Fund have contributed a combined total of roughly $300,000 to Cisterna, whose company has overseen the creation of numerous children's television shows and films.
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Overflows are detailed from half-tiles to discharge via traditional tiled downpipes to cisterna, water conservation being a feature of Majorca.
RESUMEN: La cisterna del aparato de Golgi de las celulas principales del epididimo del perro, fueron tratados con el metodo de tetroxido de zinc iodide-osmium (ZIO).