Medical Definition of Cisterna ambiens

1. An expansion of the subarachnoid space extending forward between the corpus callosum and the thalamus; it encloses the internal cerebral veins which caudally join to form the vena magna cerebri (Galen's vein). Synonym: ambient cistern, Bichat's canal, Bichat's foramen, cistern of great vein of cerebrum, cisterna ambiens, cisterna superioris, cisterna venae magnae cerebri, superior cistern. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cisterna Ambiens

cissus
cissuses
cissy
cist
cistactic
cistacticity
cisted
cistern
cistern of chiasm
cistern of cytoplasmic reticulum
cistern of great cerebral vein
cistern of great vein of cerebrum
cistern of lateral fossa of cerebrum
cistern of nuclear envelope
cisterna
cisterna ambiens (current term)
cisterna basalis
cisterna caryothecae
cisterna cerebellomedullaris
cisterna chiasmatis
cisterna chyli
cisterna cruralis
cisterna fossae lateralis cerebri
cisterna interpeduncularis
cisterna magna
cisterna perilymphatica
cisterna pontis
cisterna superioris
cisterna venae magnae cerebri
cisternae

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