Ventricles of brain

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Cerebral ventricles
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The ventricular system accounts for the production and circulation of cerebrospinal fluid.
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LatinVentriculi cerebri
MeSHD002552
NeuroNames2497
FMA242787
Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy

The ventricles are hollow spaces in the human brain. They contain cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). There are four ventricles in a human brain. This is the ventricular system: it continues as the central canal of the spinal cord. The ventricles are interconnected: this allows the flow of cerebrospinal fluid.

The ventricle lining is an epithelium-like membrane. The CSF is produced by cells of this lining.