cisterna quadrigeminalis

cisterna quadrigeminalis
[TA] quadrigeminal cistern: the superior confluent of the subarachnoid space, lying in the angle between the splenium of the corpus callosum and the superior surfaces of the cerebellum and mesencephalon, and containing the great cerebral vein and the root of the trochlear nerve. Called also c. venae magnae cerebri [TA alternative], cistern of great cerebral vein, and superior cistern. See also c. ambiens.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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