foramen of Magendie


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me·di·an ap·er·ture of fourth ven·tri·cle

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the large midline opening in the posterior inferior part of the roof of the fourth ventricle, connecting the ventricle with the posterior cerebellomedullary cistern (cisterna magna).
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foramen of Magendie

The unpaired median aperture through which cerebrospinal fluid can leave the fourth ventricle of the brain and flow into the subarachnoid space.
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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.
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