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Neuroanatomy landmarks: Ventricles

Last updated on Sunday, September 14 2014 by jdmiles

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Neuroanatomy Landmarks: Ventricles

A discussion of the structure and function of the ventricles and CSF.



By the end of this section, make certain that you understand what each of these terms mean, and can apply them appropriately.  If applicable, make sure you can find each item on a whole brain, brain section, or image of a brain.

  • anterior horn of the lateral ventricle
  • arachnoid villi
  • body of the lateral ventricle
  • cerebral aqueduct
  • cerebrospinal fluid
  • choroid plexus
  • cisterns
  • ependyma
  • foramen
  • fourth ventricle
  • inferior horn of the lateral ventricle
  • interventricular foramen
  • lamina terminalis
  • lateral foramen
  • lateral ventricles
  • medial foramen
  • posterior horn of the lateral ventricle
  • septum pellucidum
  • third ventricle
  • ventricles


Section 1: Overview and Surface Anatomy

Section 2: Looking at the Brain from Different Angles

Section 3: Neuroanatomy Landmarks: Ventricles

Section 4: Neuroanatomy Landmarks: Diencephalon

Section 5: Neuroanatomy Landmarks: Basal Ganglia

Section 6: The Brainstem

Section 7: Vasculature of the Brain

Section 8: Cranial Nerves


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