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Glossary

Cerebrospinal fluid

  • A clear colourless liquid that cushions and protects the brain and spinal cord. It flows freely within the ventricles and the subarachnoid space. Under normal conditions, you have about a half cup of CSF. Your body is constantly producing CSF. The entire CSF volume is replaced every 6 to 8 hours

Intracranial pressure

  • Pressure exerted by the cerebrospinal fluid or brain matter within the skull

Ventricles

  • Cavities within the brain containing CSF

Subarachnoid space

  • CSF-filled area between the brain/spinal cord and the tissue covering these structures
  • Updated on 2018-01-28T16:00:00Z
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