Definition of third ventricle in English:

third ventricle

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noun

Anatomy
  • The central cavity of the brain, lying between the thalamus and hypothalamus of the two cerebral hemispheres.
    More example sentences
    • In the central nervous system, gangliocytomas are most often found in the floor of the third ventricle or hypothalamus and in the temporal and frontal lobes.
    • The lateral and third ventricles were slightly dilated.
    • The gross cerebral anatomy is normal and I was able to identify the thalami, septum pelucidum, falx, third ventricle and lateral ventricles which appear normal.

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