cisterna magna

noun

cisterna mag·​na -ˈmag-nə How to pronounce cisterna magna (audio)
plural cisternae magnae -ˌnē How to pronounce cisterna magna (audio)
: a large subarachnoid space between the caudal part of the cerebellum and the medulla oblongata

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“Cisterna magna.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cisterna%20magna. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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