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third ventricle Line breaks: third ven|tricle

Definition of third ventricle in English:


The central cavity of the brain, lying between the thalamus and hypothalamus of the two cerebral hemispheres.
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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