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What is cerebrospinal fluid?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

Cerebrospinal fluid flows in and around the hollow spaces of the brain and spinal cord, and between two of the meninges (the thin layers of tissue that cover and protect the brain and spinal cord). Cerebrospinal fluid is made by tissue called the choroid plexus in the ventricles (hollow spaces) in the brain.

This answer is based on source information from the National Cancer Institute.

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