Magendie, François

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Magendie, François

Fr. physiologist, 1783–1855.

foramen of Magendie

A small opening at the caudal tip of the fourth ventricle through which cerebrospinal fluid flows from the cerebral ventricles into the subarachnoid space.

law of Magendie

Bell law.


François, French physiologist, 1783-1855.
Bell-Magendie law - Synonym(s): Bell law
Magendie foramen - Synonym(s): medial aperture of the fourth ventricle
Magendie law - Synonym(s): Bell law
Magendie spaces - space between the pia and arachnoid at the level of the fissures of the brain.
Magendie-Hertwig sign - skew deviation of the eyes in acute cerebellar lesions. Synonym(s): Magendie-Hertwig syndrome
Magendie-Hertwig syndrome - Synonym(s): Magendie-Hertwig sign