Definition of pyla
: the opening from the third ventricle into the aqueduct of Sylvius in higher vertebrates including man; also : a corresponding opening on either side from the cavity of the optic lobe in some lower vertebrates
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Origin and Etymology of pyla
New Latin, from Greek pylē gate
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