cisterna magna

noun
cisterna mag·​na | \ -ˈmag-nə How to pronounce cisterna magna (audio) \
plural cisternae magnae\ -​ˌnē How to pronounce cisternae magnae (audio) \

Medical Definition of cisterna magna

: 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 26 Oct. 2020.

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