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Ventricle of sylvius

ventricle of Sylvius –>
cavity of septum pellucidum
A slitlike, fluid-filled space of variable width between the left and right transparent septum, which occurs in less than 10% of human brains and may communicate with the third ventricle.
Synonym: cavum septi pellucidi, duncan’s ventricle, fifth ventricle, pseudocele, pseudoventricle, sylvian ventricle, ventricle of Sylvius, ventriculus quintus, vieussens’ ventricle, wenzel’s ventricle.

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