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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

/aq·ue·duct/ (ak´wĕ-dukt″) any canal or passage.
cerebral aqueduct  a narrow channel in the midbrain connecting the third and fourth ventricles.
cochlear aqueduct  a small canal that interconnects the scala tympani with the subarachnoid space.
aqueduct of Sylvius , ventricular aqueduct cerebral a.

aqueduct

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

aqueduct

[-dukt]
Etymology: L, aqua, water, ductus, act of leading
any canal, channel, or passage through or between body parts, such as the cerebral aqueduct.

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.

aqueduct

canal or passage.

cerebral aqueduct
a narrow channel in the midbrain connecting the third and fourth ventricles and containing cerebrospinal fluid. Called also aqueduct of Sylvius.
aqueduct of cochlea
a narrow canal that unites the perilymphatic space near the base of the cochlea with the subarachnoid space beneath the temporal bone. Called also perilymphatic duct.
aqueduct of Cotunnius
vestibular aqueduct.
aqueduct of Fallopius
the canal for the facial nerve in the temporal bone. Called also facial canal.
sylvian aqueduct, aqueduct of Sylvius
cerebral aqueduct. Called also ventricular aqueduct.
ventricular aqueduct
see cerebral aqueduct (above).
vestibular aqueduct
bony canal that opens onto the medial surface of the temporal bone and passes to the vestibule of the inner ear; houses the endolymphatic duct. Called also aqueduct of Cotunnius.
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