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.