Fourth ventricle: One cavity in a system of four communicating cavities within the brain that are continuous with the central canal of the spinal cord.
The four ventricles consist of two lateral ventricles, the third ventricle and the fourth ventricle:
The ventricles are filled with cerebrospinal fluid, which is formed by structures called choroid plexuses located in the walls and roofs of the ventricles.
n. An irregular cavity that extends from the obex to a communication with the sylvian aqueduct and is enclosed between the cerebellum dorsally and the tegmentum of ...
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The Fourth Ventricle. The fourth venticle is a cavitie which lies posterior to the pons and upper half of the medulla oblongata and anterior to the cerebellum.
Scheme showing relations of the ventricles to the surface of the brain. (Fourth ventricle labeled at bottom center.)