Ventricular system

The ventricular system consists of: • two lateral ventricles • the third ventricle • the fourth ventricle.

The lateral ventricle communicates with the third ventricle by the interventricular foramen or foramen of Monro.

The third ventricle is in communication with the fourth ventricle through the cerebral aqueduct.

The fourth ventricle is related to the subarachnoid space via the side openings (Foramen of Luschka) and the median opening (Foramen of Magendie).


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