interventricular foramen

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interventricular foramen

[¦in·tər·ven′trik·yə·lər fə′rā·mən]
(anatomy)
Either one of the two foramens that connect the third ventricle of the brain with each lateral ventricle. Also known as foramen of Monro.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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1719 - Alexander Monro appointed Professor of Anatomy at Edinburgh University.