Entry from British & World English dictionary
A fluid-filled canal which runs through the midbrain connecting the third and fourth ventricles. Also called cerebral aqueduct.
- Coronal sectioning of the brain revealed mild enlargement of the lateral and third ventricles and the aqueduct of Sylvius.
- From this midline cavity, CSF continues through the aqueduct of Sylvius into the fourth ventricle, situated within the posterior fossa.
- In the midbrain, the aqueduct of Sylvius was slitlike.
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