cerebrospinal fluid

cerebrospinal fluid

midsagittal plane of the mouse skull and brain

Schematic of the midsagittal plane of the mouse skull and brain. The pathway of cerebrospinal fluid flow is shown by blue arrows, flowing around the brain and spinal cord. Cerebrospinal fluid drains from the brain and into the nasal cavity through a bony plate known as the cribriform plate.

IMAGE: Patrick Drew/Penn State