Lateral apertures

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Brain: Lateral apertures
Latin apertura lateralis ventriculi quarti
Gray's subject #187 798
Acronym(s) LA4V
NeuroNames hier-637
Dorlands/Elsevier a_51/12144677

The two lateral apertures (or foramina of Luschka), along with the median aperture, comprise the three openings in the roof of the fourth ventricle. They are found at the extremities of the lateral recesses.

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