cavum trigeminale


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tri·gem·i·nal cave

[TA]
the cleft in the meningeal layer of dura of the middle cranial fossa near the tip of the petrous part of the temporal bone; it encloses the roots of the trigeminal nerve and the trigeminal ganglion.
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cavum trigeminale

The space between the two layers of the dura mater of the brain in which the trigeminal ganglion is located. Synonym: Meckel's space
See also: cavum
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