Foramen of Magendie

Dr Jeremy Jones et al.

The foramen of Magendie (also called median aperture) is one of the foramina in the ventricular system and links the fourth ventricle and the cisterna magna. It is one of the three ways that cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) can leave the fourth ventricle and enter the subarachnoid space.


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rID: 5848
Section: Anatomy
Tags: refs, stub
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Median aperture

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