Monros foramen

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Monro's foramen --> interventricular foramen

The short, often slitlike passage that, on both the left and right side, connects the third brain ventricle (of the diencephalon) with the lateral ventricles (of the cerebral hemispheres); the passage is bounded anteriomedially by the column of fornix and posterolaterally by the anterior pole of the thalamus.

Synonym: foramen interventriculare, monro's foramen, porta.