lateral ventricle

noun

Medical Definition of lateral ventricle

: an internal cavity in each cerebral hemisphere that consists of a central body and three cornua including an anterior one curving forward and outward, a posterior one curving backward, and an inferior one curving downward — see anterior horn sense 2, inferior horn, posterior horn sense 2

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“Lateral ventricle.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lateral%20ventricle. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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