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ambient cistern

 

Definition: a cistern located on the lateral aspect of the midbrain and dorsally continuous with the quadrigeminal cistern; the ambient cistern is sometimes defined as including the quadrigeminal cistern.

Synonym(s): cisterna ambiensTA

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