Ventricles of the brain


  • Identify and describe the ventricles of the brain and their content
  • Understand the system and the role of the ventricules in the circulation of the cerebrospinal fluid


  • Four cavities 
    • Two lateral ventricles
    • Third ventricle
    • Fourth ventricle
  • In continuity with the central canal of the spinal cord
  • All of them are lined with ependyma
  • Contains the cerebrospinal fluid and the choroid plexus