Dictionary » F » Fastigium

Fastigium

Fastigium

1. Apex of the roof of the fourth ventricle of the brain, an angle formed by the anterior and posterior medullary vela extending into the substance of the vermis.

2. The acme or period of full development of a disease.

Origin: L. Top, as of a gable; a pointed extremity


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 898 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link