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Third Ventricle MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Third Ventricle
Tree Number(s)
A08.186.211.140.840
Unique ID
D020542
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020542
Scope Note
A narrow cleft inferior to the CORPUS CALLOSUM, within the DIENCEPHALON, between the paired thalami. Its floor is formed by the HYPOTHALAMUS, its anterior wall by the lamina terminalis, and its roof by EPENDYMA. It communicates with the FOURTH VENTRICLE by the CEREBRAL AQUEDUCT, and with the LATERAL VENTRICLES by the interventricular foramina.
Entry Term(s)
3rd Ventricle
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
Third Ventricle Preferred
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