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cerebrospinal fluid circulation (GO:0090660)
Annotations: Rat: (19) Mouse: (19) Human: (18) Chinchilla: (18) Bonobo: (18) Dog: (18) Squirrel: (18) Pig: (18)
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cerebrospinal fluid circulation  
The neurological system process driven by motile cilia on ependymal cells of the brain by which cerebrospinal fluid circulates from the sites of secretion to the sites of absorption. In ventricular cavities, the flow is unidirectional and rostrocaudal, in subarachnoid spaces, the flow is multi-directional.
chemical synaptic transmission, postsynaptic +   
cilium movement involved in otolith formation 
cognition +   
detection of dietary excess 
detection of mechanical stimulus involved in sensory perception of sound  
detection of mechanical stimulus involved in sensory perception of wind 
echolocation +  
epithelial cilium movement involved in determination of left/right asymmetry  
mucociliary clearance  
negative regulation of nervous system process +   
nervous system process involved in regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure +   
neuromuscular process +   
neuronal action potential propagation  
positive regulation of nervous system process +   
presynaptic process involved in chemical synaptic transmission 
regulation of nervous system process +   
regulation of respiratory gaseous exchange by nervous system process  
sensory perception +   
transmission of nerve impulse +   

Exact Synonyms: CSF circulation ;   CSF flow ;   cerebrospinal fluid flow
Definition Sources: GOC:mgi_curators, PMID:22100360, PMID:24229449

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