cavity of septum pellucidum

cavity of septum pellucidum
cavum septi pellucidi.

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  • cavum septi pellucidi — [TA] cave of septum pellucidum: the median cleft between the two laminae of the septum pellucidum; called also pseudoventricle, cavity of septum pellucidum, Duncan ventricle, fifth ventricle, ventricle of Sylvius, or Vieussens ventricle …   Medical dictionary

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  • pseudocele — SYN: cavity of septum pellucidum. [pseudo + G. koilia, cavity] …   Medical dictionary

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