cisternal

adjective
cis·​ter·​nal | \ sis-ˈtərn-ᵊl How to pronounce cisternal (audio) \

Medical Definition of cisternal

: of or relating to a cisterna and especially the cisterna magna cisternal puncture

Other Words from cisternal

cisternally \ -​ē How to pronounce cisternal (audio) \ adverb

Learn More About cisternal

Dictionary Entries Near cisternal

cisterna chyli

cisternal

cisterna magna

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Cisternal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cisternal. Accessed 16 Jan. 2022.

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

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

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!