Medical Definition of Cisterna superioris

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 Superioris

cistern of lateral fossa of cerebrum
cistern of nuclear envelope
cisterna
cisterna ambiens
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 (current term)
cisterna venae magnae cerebri
cisternae
cisternae subarachnoideales
cisternal
cisternal maturation model
cisternal puncture
cisternography
cisterns
cistic
cistrome
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