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Descriptor English: Cerebrospinal Fluid
Descriptor Spanish: Líquido Cefalorraquídeo
Descriptor Portuguese: Líquido Cefalorraquidiano
Descriptor French: Liquide cérébrospinal
Entry term(s): Cerebro Spinal Fluid
Cerebro Spinal Fluids
Cerebrospinal Fluids
Fluid, Cerebro Spinal
Fluid, Cerebrospinal
Fluids, Cerebro Spinal
Fluids, Cerebrospinal
Spinal Fluid, Cerebro
Spinal Fluids, Cerebro
Tree number(s): A12.207.270.210
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002555
Scope note: A watery fluid that is continuously produced in the CHOROID PLEXUS and circulates around the surface of the BRAIN; SPINAL CORD; and in the CEREBRAL VENTRICLES.
Annotation: IM as substance only: use the qualifier / csf with diseases & drugs; CSF production = / physiol, not / secret; CEREBROSPINAL FLUID PRESSURE and CEREBROSPINAL FLUID PROTEINS are also available
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EN enzymology
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
VI virology
Entry Version: CSF
Related: Blood-Brain Barrier MeSH
DeCS ID: 2594
Unique ID: D002555
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2014/06/13
Cerebrospinal Fluid - Preferred
Concept UI M0003907
Scope note A watery fluid that is continuously produced in the CHOROID PLEXUS and circulates around the surface of the BRAIN; SPINAL CORD; and in the CEREBRAL VENTRICLES.
Preferred term Cerebrospinal Fluid
Entry term(s) Cerebro Spinal Fluid
Cerebro Spinal Fluids
Cerebrospinal Fluids
Fluid, Cerebro Spinal
Fluid, Cerebrospinal
Fluids, Cerebro Spinal
Fluids, Cerebrospinal
Spinal Fluid, Cerebro
Spinal Fluids, Cerebro



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