cisterna definition

  • noun:
    • physiology A fluid-containing sac or hole in your body of an organism. Also known as reservoir.
    • Cytology one of many saclike vesicles that comprise the endoplasmic reticulum.
    • Any of the various membranes parts comprising some organelles such as the Golgi device in addition to endoplasmic reticulum.
    • a sac or cavity containing liquid particularly lymph or cerebrospinal liquid
    • Anatomy A fluid-containing sac or cavity in the torso of an organism. Also known as reservoir.
    • Cytology the saclike vesicles that comprise the endoplasmic reticulum.
    • some of the numerous membranes parts comprising some organelles like Golgi device and also the endoplasmic reticulum.
    • a sac or hole containing fluid specially lymph or cerebrospinal fluid

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