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1. cistern, cisterna

a sac or cavity containing fluid especially lymph or cerebrospinal fluid

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noun plural -nae (-niː)
a sac or partially closed space containing body fluid, esp lymph or cerebrospinal fluid

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nounWord forms: plural cisˈternae (sɪsˈtɜrni ; sistʉrˈnē)
a cistern; specif., any of the enlarged spaces below the arachnoid

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n. pl. cis·ter·nae (-nē)
1. Anatomy A fluid-containing sac or cavity in the body of an organism. Also called reservoir.
2. Cytology One of the saclike vesicles that comprise the endoplasmic reticulum.

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