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septum pellucidum

noun septum pel·lu·ci·dum \-pə-ˈlü-sə-dəm\

Medical Definition of septum pellucidum


septa pellucida

  1. :  the thin double partition extending vertically from the lower surface of the corpus callosum to the fornix and neighboring parts, separating the lateral ventricles of the brain, and enclosing the fifth ventricle

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