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sylvian cistern

 

Definition: the subarachnoid space associated with the lateral cerebral sulcus (sylvian fissure); contains the M1 segment of the middle cerebral artery and the origin of lenticulostriate arteries, and proximal parts of the middle cerebral artery.

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