Virchow-Robin space

noun
Vir·​chow-Ro·​bin space | \ ˈfir-ˌḵō-rō-ˈbaⁿ- How to pronounce Virchow-Robin space (audio) \

Medical Definition of Virchow-Robin space

: any of the spaces that surround blood vessels as they enter the brain and that communicate with the subarachnoid space

Learn More About Virchow-Robin space

Dictionary Entries Near Virchow-Robin space

Virchow's node

Virchow-Robin space

Viread

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Virchow-Robin space.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Virchow-Robin%20space. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!