aqueduct of Sylvius

[ sil-vee-uh s ]
/ ˈsɪl vi əs /

noun Anatomy.

a canal in the midbrain, connecting the third and fourth ventricles of the brain.

Origin of aqueduct of Sylvius

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