Interpeduncular cistern



(anatomy) A cistern where the arachnoid extends across between the two temporal lobes, and encloses the cerebral peduncles including the structures contained in the interpeduncular fossa.


Word origin: cistern » ME cistern(e) < L cisterna, equiv. to cist(a).

Synonym: basal cistern, cisterna interpeduncularis, Tarin's space.

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