cisterna magna

noun
cisterna mag·​na | \-ˈmag-nə \
plural cisternae magnae\-​ˌnē \

Medical Definition of cisterna magna 

: a large subarachnoid space between the caudal part of the cerebellum and the medulla oblongata

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