interventricular foramen

[ĭn′tər-vĕn-trĭkyə-lər]

n.

The short, often slitlike passage that on both the left and the right sides connects the third ventricle in the diencephalon with the lateral ventricle in the cerebral hemisphere.Monro's foramen porta

Nearby words

  1. intervention,
  2. intervention price,
  3. interventional radiology,
  4. interventionism,
  5. interventionist,
  6. interventricular septum,
  7. intervertebral,
  8. intervertebral disc,
  9. intervertebral disk,
  10. intervertebral foramen


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