Cerebrospinal fluid: CSF. A watery fluid, continuously produced and absorbed, which flows in the ventricles (cavities) within the brain and around the surface of the brain and spinal cord.
The CSF is produced by the choroid plexus, a series of infolded blood vessels projecting into the cerebral ventricles, and it is absorbed into the venous system.
If production exceedes absorption, the CSF pressure rises and the result is hydrocephalus. This can also occur if the CSF pathways are obstructed and CSF accumulates.
Library > Literature & Language > Dictionary n. ( Abbr. CSF ) The serumlike fluid that circulates through the ventricles of the brain, the cavity of the spinal cord ...
THE NORMAL CSF The cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is produced from arterial blood by the choroid plexuses of the lateral and fourth ventricles by a combined ...
The assay simultaneously measures 22 human CSF (cerebrospinal fluid) proteins that are believed to have potential as biomarkers for the disease.
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Multiple Sclerosis Encyclopaedia - cerebrospinal fluid ... Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is a fluid that surrounds the central nervous system (CNS).