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Lateral ventricle

”’lateral ventricles

  • The lateral ventricles are two (left and right) of the four ventricles of the brain. The two lateral ventricles are relatively large and C-shaped, roughly wrapping around the dorsal aspects of the basal ganglia. The left and right lateral ventricles communicate with the third ventricle via the foramen of Monro.
  • lateral ventricles are small, paired chambers beneath the surface of the brain that contain choroid plexus that produces cerebrospinal fluid used to bathe and cushion the brain and spinal cord within their bony confines..


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