Skip to Content

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

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide