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Medical Term:

ventriculocisternostomy

Pronunciation: ven-trik'yu-lo-sis'ter-nos'to-me

Definition: An artificial opening between the ventricles of the brain and the cisterna magna.

[ventriculo- + L. cisterna, cistern, + G. stoma, mouth]

See Also: shunt2

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