Use and Formation of CSF

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Formation of CSF

CSF is the clear,odourless fluid present in the brain and spinal cord and is formed from the arterial blood by the choroid plexus of lateral ventricles by the process of diffusion, pinocytosis and active transport mechanism.

Use of CSF

1. It acts as a cushion and buffer to the brain providing basic mechanical and immunological protection to brain inside skull.

2. It also helps in cerebral autoregulation if Cerebral Blood Flow.

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