cerebral aqueduct


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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.

ce·re·bral aq·ue·duct

an ependyma-lined canal in the mesencephalon about 20 mm long, connecting the third to the fourth ventricle.

ce·re·bral aque·duct

(ser'ĕ-brăl ahk'wĕ-dŭkt)
An ependyma-lined canal in the mesencephalon about 20 mm long, connecting the third to the fourth ventricle.
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The patients with poor clinical outcome and/or the patients with other than non-tumorous stenosis/obstruction of cerebral aqueduct causes were excluded from the study, whereas under the poor clinical outcome we considered the continuous presence of the clinical symptoms after ETV.
An obstruction within the ventricles of the brain at the cerebral aqueduct is known as intraventricular obstructive hydrocephalus if accompanied by an increase in head size.