lateral ventricle

n.

A horseshoe-shaped cavity conforming to the general shape of each cerebral hemisphere and communicating with the third ventricle.

Nearby words

  1. lateral supraclavicular nerve,
  2. lateral system,
  3. lateral thalamic peduncle,
  4. lateral thinking,
  5. lateral thoracic vein,
  6. laterality,
  7. lateralization,
  8. laterally,
  9. lateran,
  10. lateran council


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