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foramen of Magendie

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noun foramen of Ma·gen·die \ -mə-ˌzhän-ˈdē \

medical Definition of foramen of Magendie

:a passage through the midline of the roof of the fourth ventricle of the brain that gives passage to the cerebrospinal fluid from the ventricles to the subarachnoid space

Biographical Note for foramen of magendie

  • F. Magendie — see bell-magendie law

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