aqueduct

(redirected from Aquaduct)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

aqueduct

 [ak´wĕ-dukt″]
any canal or passage.
cerebral aqueduct a narrow channel in the midbrain connecting the third and fourth ventricles and containing cerebrospinal fluid.
aqueduct of Fallopius the canal for the facial nerve in the temporal bone.
sylvian aqueduct (aqueduct of Sylvius) (ventricular aqueduct) cerebral aqueduct.

aq·ue·duct

(ak'we-dŭkt), [TA]
A conduit or canal.
Synonym(s): aqueductus [TA]
[L. aquaeductus]

aqueduct

(ăk′wĭ-dŭkt′)
n.
Anatomy A channel or passage in an organ or a body part, especially such a channel for conveying fluid.

aq·ue·duct

(ahk'wă-dŭkt) [TA]
A conduit or canal.
Synonym(s): aqueductus [TA] .
[L. aquaeductus]

aqueduct

A channel carrying water or other liquid. There are a dozen named aqueducts in the body. The aqueduct of the midbrain (aqueduct of Sylvius) is a narrow channel for cerebrospinal fluid lying between the third and fourth VENTRICLES of the brain.
References in periodicals archive ?
"The main driver for the Valetta project was the desire to eliminate water loss and allow more land to be irrigated from the same quantity of water," said Gerard van den Bosch, entrepreneur and founder of Aquaduct.
For the record, Aquaduct Best won the trial stake at Ballyskeagh and was the official representative of the Owens-owned track.
Cross into Salters Lane and go beneath a railway bridge to the canal aquaduct.
The ten week race-fest starts on January 18 and such stars as Derby winner Sir Percy, Breeders' Cup Turf hero Red Rocks, BC Classic winner Invasor and current Godolphin star Discreet Cat (undefeated and a recordbreaking winner of the Cigar Mile at Aquaduct in the US last Saturday) are all likely to be on show.
There are four races from the Stow where Droopys Marsha will take all the beating in the 9.35, but the best bet of the night looks to be Aquaduct Allstar (9.50).