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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [si-stur-nuh]
    • /sɪˈstɜr nə/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [si-stur-nuh]
    • /sɪˈstɜr nə/

Definitions of cisterna word

  • noun cisterna a sac or partially closed space containing body fluid, esp lymph or cerebrospinal fluid 3
  • noun cisterna a cistern; specif., any of the enlarged spaces below the arachnoid 3
  • noun plural cisterna cistern (def 2). 1
  • noun cisterna (biology) Any of the various membranes sections comprising some organelles like the Golgi apparatus and the endoplasmic reticulum. 1

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Parts of speech for Cisterna


cisterna popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 66% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
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Synonyms for cisterna

noun cisterna

  • pond — a body of water smaller than a lake, sometimes artificially formed, as by damming a stream.
  • well — in a good or satisfactory manner: Business is going well.
  • tank — to put or store in a tank.
  • reservoir — a small body of standing water; pond.

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