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a large or extra supply of something

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lake used to store water for community use

tank used for collecting and storing a liquid (as water or oil)

anything (a person or animal or plant or substance) in which an infectious agent normally lives and multiplies

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Sterilization of Ommaya reservoir by instillation of vancomycin.
Herein, we presented a child with ventriculoperitoneal (VP) shunt and bilateral ommaya reservoir who developed group A streptococcal (GAS) meningitis a month after the last neurosurgery operation.
Some examples profiled in the journal include the introduction of microscopes into the operating room for neurosurgical procedures (Taylor, 1971); intracranial pressure monitoring (Hendrickson, 1987; Mitchell, 1986); administration of epidural morphine in lumbar surgery patients (Ozuna & Snyder, 1987); administration of intraventricular morphine via an Ommaya reservoir (Raney & Kirk, 1988); and carotid endarterectomy (Leonard, 1996).
A neurosurgeon was consulted and was able to successfully place an Ommaya reservoir into the frontal horn of the right lateral ventricle of the brain, four days later, without complication.
At this point, with a high clinical suspicion for primary CNS NHL, an Ommaya reservoir was placed and the patient was given intrathecal and systemic methotrexate.