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Fig. 1 | Fluids and Barriers of the CNS

Fig. 1

From: Elimination of substances from the brain parenchyma: efflux via perivascular pathways and via the blood–brain barrier

Fig. 1

Mid-saggital section of the brain showing locations of the ventricles, cerebral aqueduct, subarachnoid spaces (including the basal cisterns) and choroid plexuses. The choroid plexuses are discrete epithelial structures located in the cerebral ventricles that secrete cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) shown in pale blue, which fills the ventricles and subarachnoid spaces. Normally there is net flow of CSF from the ventricles into the cisterna magna and from there to the other subarachnoid spaces of the brain and spinal cord. Reproduced but relabelled with permission from Strazielle et al. [20]

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