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Flow of Cerebrospinal Fluid
The sites of CSF formation are the _______.
lateral ventricles, third ventricles, and fourth ventricles
Special tiny capillaries are located in the walls of the _________, _________ and _________.
Cells that line the ventricles have cilia that move the CSF and are called ________.
The two lateral ventricles are separated by a thin membrane called the __________.
CSF flows by cilia movement from the two lateral ventricles through the interventricular foramen to the _______.
From here, the CSF flows through the _________ into the fourth ventricle.
CSF is now located in the ___________ space around the brain, and circulated all around the cerebrum and cerebellum.
median apertures and subarachnoid
CSF continues to flow into the inner part of the spinal cord by flowing through the tiny _________ of the spinal cord, as well as around the exterior of the spinal cord in the _______ space.
Because CSF is continually being made at the rate of about 20 mL/hr, it has to exit back into the bloodstream by being reabsorbed through the _______ that protrude into the dural venous sinuses.
superior sagittal sinus
The venous sinus that overlies the brain superiorly is called the ________.