Roof of fourth ventricle

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Roof of fourth ventricle
Scheme of roof of fourth ventricle.
Rhomboid fossa.
Latin tegmen ventriculi quarti
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The roof of fourth ventricle is the dorsal surface of the fourth ventricle.

It corresponds to the ventral surface of the cerebellum.

The upper portion of the roof is formed by the superior peduncle and the superior medullary velum; the lower portion, by the inferior medullary velum, the epithelial lining of the ventricle covered by the tela chorioidea inferior, the taenia of fourth ventricle, and the obex.

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)