Cerebrospinal fluid

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Cerebrospinal fluid or cerebral spinal fluid or CSF is a clear, colorless liquid that fills the hollow spaces (ventricles) surrounding the brain and the spinal cord, as well as between two of the meninges.[1]

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Cerebrospinal fluid provides a mechanical barrier that cushions against shock.[2] CSF is made by tissue called the choroid plexus in the ventricles in the brain.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "cerebrospinal fluid - NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms". National Cancer Institute. February 2, 2011. Retrieved January 29, 2019.
  2. "Cerebrospinal fluid | anatomy". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved January 29, 2019.