Definition of periventricular in English:

periventricular

Syllabification: per·i·ven·tric·u·lar
Pronunciation: /ˌperəvenˈtrikyələr
 
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noun

Anatomy & Medicine
Situated or occurring around a ventricle, especially a ventricle of the brain.
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  • This new pressure distends the ventricles, stretching surrounding nerve fibers and compressing the periventricular parenchyma.
  • There was diffuse, abnormal signal intensity within the periventricular white matter, consistent with post radiation changes.
  • Perfusion to the periventricular region actually may increase following shunt surgery.

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