interventricular foramen


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Related to interventricular foramen: cerebral aqueduct, choroid plexus, third ventricle, Median aperture
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Noun1.interventricular foramen - the small opening (on both the right and left sides) that connects the third ventricle in the diencephalon with the lateral ventricle in the cerebral hemisphere
foramen, hiatus - a natural opening or perforation through a bone or a membranous structure
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0 cm CVRL, the ventricle was partitioned by the interventricular septum extended upward from the ventral side of heart toward the endocardial cushions leaving an opening in the interventricular foramen (Figure 3).
7 cm CVRL buffalo foetus the final closure of the interventricular foramen was possible by masses of endocardial cushions tissue from three sources--interventricular septum, endocardial cushions, and truncoconal ridges.
In an individual with hydrocephalus, cerebrospinal fluid enters the two lateral ventricles -- also known as the first and second ventricles -- and passes into the third ventricle through an interventricular foramen.

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