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cistern

A container for the collection of rainwater. Many historic homes had gutters and downspouts that routed all water into a cistern beneath the house to be used as a water source for cooking,cleaning,and in the event of fire.

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Bruckmaier and Blum [12] conducted B-mode ultrasonography of teat and cisternal parts of the mammary glands of dairy cows, goats and sheep with 5-MHz linear array transducer in a water bath during alpha and beta-adrenergic agonist and oxytocin administration.
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Measurement of mammary gland cistern size and determination of the cisternal milk fraction in dairy cows.
Se pudo observar en los terminales sinapticos una formacion cisternal subsinaptica formada por membranas de reticulo endoplasmico liso situada por debajo de la densidad postsinaptica; tambien se constato la existencia de prolongaciones gliales en la region de neuropila.
Fibrinolytic agents (urokinase, rt-PA, streptokinase) have been used in the treatment of lysis of intraparenchymal hematomas, (30) posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus in preterm infants, (31,32) IVH in preterm infants, (31,32) lysis of cisternal clots associated with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage, (33,34) and IVH of various etiologies in adults.
Effect of monensin on plant Golgi: re-examination of the monensin induced changes in cisternal architecture and functional activities of the Golgi apparatus of sycamore suspension--cultured cells.
Apart from its well-recognised applications in the evaluation of the cranial nerves, CSF rhinorrhoea and aqueduct stenosis, CISS sequence to be useful for the cisternal spaces, cavernous sinuses and the ventricular system where it is useful for detecting subtle CSF-intensity lesions that maybe missed on routine spin-echo sequences.
Meningiomas typically remain cisternal, however extension into the IAC or rarely IAC tumor without a cisternal component may occur, mimicking a schwannoma.
En la Tabla 2 se presentan las localizaciones de las lesiones, distinguiendo su ubicacion esquematicamente en mesencefalo, protuberancia y bulbo; asi como la superficialidad de ellas en "subpial" (lesiones con algun componente alcanzando la superficie del tronco, cisternal o ependimaria segun el caso) y "cerradas" (lesiones sin componente subpial).
Cisternal segments of the glossopharyngeal, vagus and accessory nerves: detailed magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated anatomy and neurovascular relationships.
Ophrhalmoplegic migraine: Reversible enhancement and thickening of the cisternal segment of the oculomotor nerve on contrastenhanced MR images.