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cerebral aqueduct

Syllabification: ce·re·bral aq·ue·duct

Definition of cerebral aqueduct in English:

noun

Anatomy
A fluid-filled canal that runs through the midbrain connecting the third and fourth ventricles.
Example sentences
  • This ventricle is continued cranially into the cerebral aqueduct of the midbrain.
  • The fourth ventricle communicates with the third ventricle via a narrow tube, the cerebral aqueduct, which runs up through the midbrain.
  • Transependymal flow (best appreciated on the proton density images) is also seen and consistent with obstruction of the cerebral aqueduct from compression of the midbrain by uncal herniation.

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