VENTRICULOSTOMY

noun. a remediation for hydrocephalus wherein an opening is made between the third ventricle's floor in the brain and the underlying cisterna to permit the free passage of cerebrospinal fluid.

VENTRICULOSTOMY: "We will have to perform a ventriculostomy."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VENTRICULOSTOMY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ventriculostomy/ (accessed February 23, 2020).
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