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Medical Term:

cerebral aqueduct


an ependyma-lined canal in the mesencephalon about 20 mm long, connecting the third to the fourth ventricle.

Synonym(s): aqueductus mesencephaliTA, aqueductus cerebri, aqueduct of cerebrum, aqueductus sylvii, iter a tertio ad quartum ventriculum, sylvian aqueduct

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