Definition of periventricular in English:

periventricular

Line breaks: peri|ven¦tricu¦lar
Pronunciation: /ˌpɛrɪvɛnˈtrɪkjʊlə
 
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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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