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lat·er·al ap·er·ture of fourth ven·tri·cle[TA]
one of the two lateral openings of the fourth ventricle into the subarachnoid space (the lateral cerebellomedullary cistern) at the cerebellopontine angle.
Synonym(s): apertura lateralis ventriculi quarti [TA], foramen lateralis ventriculi quarti, foramen of Key-Retzius, foramen of Luschka, foramen of Retzius
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foramen of Luschka
Each of the two lateral apertures through which cerebrospinal fluid can leave the fourth ventricle of the brain and flow into the subarachnoid space.
See also: foramen
foramen of Luschka
Any of the passages for cerebrospinal fluid from the fourth ventricle to the subarachnoid space.Synonym: Key-Retzius foramina
See also: Luschka, Hubert von
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Luschka,Hubert, German anatomist, 1820-1875.
foramen of Luschka - one of the two lateral openings of the fourth ventricle into the subarachnoid space at the cerebellopontine angle. Synonym(s): lateral aperture of the fourth ventricle
Luschka bursa - a cystic notochordal remnant found inconstantly in the posterior wall of the nasopharynx at the lower end of the pharyngeal tonsil. Synonym(s): pharyngeal bursa
Luschka cartilage - a small cartilaginous nodule sometimes found in the anterior portion of the vocal cord.
Luschka cystic glands - small mucous tubuloalveolar glands in the mucosa of the larger bile ducts, especially in the neck of the gallbladder. Synonym(s): glands of biliary mucosa
Luschka ducts - glandlike tubular structures in the wall of the gallbladder, especially in the part covered with peritoneum.
Luschka gland - Synonym(s): Luschka tonsil
Luschka joints - small synovial joints between adjacent lateral lips of the bodies of the lower cervical vertebrae. Synonym(s): uncovertebral joints
Luschka ligaments - fibrous bands that pass from the pericardium to the sternum. Synonym(s): sternopericardial ligament
Luschka sinus - venous sinus in the petrosquamous suture.
Luschka tonsil - a collection of more or less closely aggregated lymphoid nodules on the posterior wall and roof of the nasopharynx. Synonym(s): Luschka gland; pharyngeal tonsil
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