Fortunately, the brain is suspended in cerebrospinal fluid designed to buffer the motions of every-day life.
"Sleeping sickness" is a late stage when the organisms have invaded the cerebrospinal fluid.
Both the cerebrospinal and the sympathetic divisions have nerve centers.
The whole may be arranged under two divisions: First, the cerebrospinal system; second, the sympathetic or ganglionic system.
Its a fine large word, and is in my line; it has quite a learned and cerebrospinal incandescent sound.
The formation of the cerebrospinal axis of the Chordata from the medullary plate has already been treated at length (pp. 301-304).
My observations seem to point to the sympathetic system arising as an off-shoot from the cerebrospinal system.
The nervous system is often studied in two divisions—the cerebrospinal division and the sympathetic division.
The sympathetic nerves are closely connected with the cerebrospinal nerves, but are not under the control of the will.
Sometimes, however, there are epidemics of cerebrospinal meningitis—spotted fever, as it used to be called.
cerebrospinal cer·e·bro·spi·nal (sěr'ə-brō-spī'nəl, sə-rē'brō-)
Relating to the brain and the spinal cord.