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aqueduct of Sylvius

[sil-vee-uh s]
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noun Anatomy.
  1. a canal in the midbrain, connecting the third and fourth ventricles of the brain.
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Origin of aqueduct of Sylvius

named after Sylvius, Latinized name of Jacques Dubois (died 1555), French anatomist
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