foramen of Magendie

noun

foramen of Ma·​gen·​die -mə-ˌzhän-ˈdē How to pronounce foramen of Magendie (audio)
: 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

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“Foramen of Magendie.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/foramen%20of%20Magendie. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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