A previously unknown plumbing system has been found to blast out waste by flushing it with the brain's cleaning solution--cerebrospinal fluid, Jeffrey Iliff of the University of Rochester Medical Center in New York and his colleagues watched cerebrospinal fluid flowing through the brains of living mice using an imaging technique called two-photon laser scanning microscopy.
What does CF stand for?
CF stands for Cerebrospinal Fluid
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We have 108 other meanings of CF in our Acronym Attic
- Center Forward (soccer position)
- Center Frequency
- Center Front (tailoring)
- Center Funded
- Center of Flotation
- Central African Republic (country code, top level domain)
- Central Facility
- Central Files
- Centrally Funded
- Centrifugal Force
Samples in periodicals archive:
Furthermore amyloid-beta oligomers levels are increased in brain and cerebrospinal fluid samples from people with Alzheimer's disease.
The neurologist inquires whether a test exists for the presence of cerebrospinal fluid in the nasal drainage.
We describe a unique case in which spontaneous bilateral intrasphenoidal lateral encephaloceles were discovered in a 53-year-old man during a work-up for cerebrospinal fluid leak.
Miniscule particles in the cerebrospinal fluid of patients with schizophrenia may result from the disease process or may be causally involved, said Dr.
Surgical placement of the shunt creates a new pathway to improve cerebrospinal fluid flow.