Medical Definition of Lumbar cistern

1. Enlargement of subarachnoid space between inferior end of spinal cord (vertebral level L-2) and inferior end of subarachnoid space or dura mater (vertebral level S2); occupied by the dorsal and ventral roots of lumbosacral spinal nerves (which constitute the cauda equina), the filum terminal, and cerebrospinal fluid. Site for lumbar puncture and spinal anaesthesia. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lumbar Cistern

lumache
lumachel
lumachella
lumachels
lumas
lumbaginous
lumbago
lumbagos
lumbal
lumbang
lumbangs
lumbar
lumbar appendicitis
lumbar artery
lumbar branch of iliolumbar artery
lumbar cistern (current term)
lumbar cord
lumbar disk removal
lumbar enlargement
lumbar enlargement of spinal cord
lumbar flexure
lumbar ganglia
lumbar hernia
lumbar iliocostal muscle
lumbar interspinal muscle
lumbar interspinales muscles
lumbar laminectomy
lumbar lymph nodes
lumbar nephrectomy
lumbar nerve

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