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Fourth Ventricle MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Fourth Ventricle
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211.140.500
Unique ID
D020546
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020546
Scope Note
An irregularly shaped cavity in the RHOMBENCEPHALON, located between the MEDULLA OBLONGATA; the PONS; and the isthmus in front, and the CEREBELLUM behind. It is continuous with the central canal of the cord below and with the CEREBRAL AQUEDUCT above, and through its lateral and median apertures it communicates with the SUBARACHNOID SPACE.
Entry Term(s)
4th Ventricle
Quarto Ventricolo
Previous Indexing
Cerebral Ventricles (1965-1999)
See Also
Cerebral Ventriculography
Public MeSH Note
2000
History Note
2000
Date Established
2000/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/11/03
Revision Date
2018/06/30
Fourth Ventricle Preferred
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