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ventriculocisternostomy

noun ven·tric·u·lo·cis·ter·nos·to·my \ -ˌsis-tər-ˈnäs-tə-mē \

medical Definition of ventriculocisternostomy

plural ventriculocisternostomies
:the surgical establishment of a communication between a ventricle of the brain and the subarachnoid space and especially the cisterna magna to drain cerebrospinal fluid especially in hydrocephalus

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