cerebral aqueduct


cerebral aqueduct
cerebral aqueduct n AQUEDUCT OF SYLVIUS

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the narrow channel, containing cerebrospinal fluid, that connects the third and fourth ventricle of the brain.

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aqueductus mesencephali.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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