A cisterna (plural cisternae) refers to a flattened membrane disk that makes up the Golgi apparatus. A typical Golgi has multiple stacks of anywhere from 3 to 7 cisternae (usually around 6) stacked upon each other like pancakes. The cisternae carry Golgi enzymes to help or to modify cargo proteins traveling through them destined for other parts of...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cisterna
(sis-tur´nә) pl. cister´nae Latin word meaning cistern. cisterna cerebellomedullaris posterior the enlarged subarachnoid space between the undersurface of the cerebellum and the posterior surface of the medulla oblongata; called also cisterna magna. cisterna c...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
1. Any cavity or enclosed space serving as a reservoir, especially for chyle, lymph, or cerebrospinal fluid. ... 2. An ultramicroscopic space occurring between the membranes of the flattened sacs of the endoplasmic reticulum, the Golgi complex, or the two membranes of the nuclear envelope. ... Synonym: cistern. ... Origin: L. An underground cistern...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
a sac or cavity containing fluid especially lymph or cerebrospinal fluidFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
Latin = a cistern.Found on http://www.anatomy.usyd.edu.au/glossary/glossary.cgi?
Type: Term Pronunciation: sis-ter′nă, -ter′nē Synonyms: cisternFound on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=17884
- a sac or cavity containing fluid especially lymph or cerebrospinal fluidFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=cisterna
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