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intracerebroventricular

Pronunciation: in'tra-ser-e'bro-ven-trik'yu-lar

Definition: The locus of administration of drugs or chemicals into the ventricular system of the brain. Often used in animal studies and occasionally for the introduction of antiinfectives or anticancer drugs that do not penetrate the blood-brain barrier into the brain in humans.

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