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hypothalamic sulcus

 

Definition: a groove in the lateral wall of the third ventricle on either side leading from the interventricular foramen to the apertura aqueductus mesencephali; the sulcus-demarcated boundary between dorsal thalamus and hypothalamus.

Synonym(s): sulcus hypothalamicusTA, Monro sulcus

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