Definition of lateral ventricle in English:

lateral ventricle

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noun

Anatomy
  • Each of the first and second ventricles in the centre of each cerebral hemisphere of the brain.
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    • And above each thalamus is the lateral ventricle, within the cerebral hemisphere.
    • The internal carotid artery supplies blood to the middle ear, brain, hypophysis, orbit, and choroid plexus of the lateral ventricle.
    • The MRI scans were used to quantify total volume of the cerebrum, lateral ventricles, hippocampus and amygdala.

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