Hypothalamic sulcus

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Hypothalamic sulcus
Details
Latin sulcus hypothalamicus
Identifiers
Gray's p.816
NeuroNames hier-432
Dorlands
/Elsevier
s_28/12768751
TA A14.1.08.422
FMA FMA:78465
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The hypothalamic sulcus (sulcus of Monro) is a groove in lateral wall of third ventricle, marking the boundary between the thalamus and hypothalamus. The upper and lower portions of the lateral wall of the third ventricle correspond to the alar lamina and basal lamina, respectively, of the lateral wall of the fore-brain vesicle and are separated from each other by a furrow, the hypothalamic sulcus, which extends from the interventricular foramen to the cerebral aqueduct.

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This article incorporates text from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.