third ventricle
noun Date: 1615 the median unpaired ventricle of the brain bounded by parts of the telencephalon and diencephalon

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tela chorioidea of the third ventricle — Infobox Brain Name = PAGENAME Latin = tela choroidea ventriculi tertii GraySubject = 189 GrayPage = 841 Caption = Coronal section of lateral and third ventricles. (Tela chorioidea labeled at left.) Caption2 = IsPartOf = Components = Artery = Vein …   Wikipedia

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