mesencephalic aqueduct

mesencephalic aqueduct

The conduit in the brain which connects the 3rd and 4th ventricles.

mesencephalic aqueduct

constricted portion of the lumen of the neural tube in the midbrain.
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The rostral opening of the mesencephalic aqueduct was slightly dilated, but no enlargement of the lateral extensions of the aqueduct or the fourth ventricle was observed (Fig 1).
The brain showed bilateral enlargement of cerebral hemispheres, generalized ventriculomegaly, and enlargement of the mesencephalic aqueduct.
Microscopic examination showed bilateral dilatation of the lateral ventricles and mesencephalic aqueduct associated with marked periventricular white mater microspongiosis.