quadrigeminal cistern
Acronym: scis
The term quadrigeminal cistern refers to the cerebrospinal fluid filled space between the cerebrum and the cerebellum. Its floor is formed by the pineal gland, the superior colliculus, and the inferior colliculus. (The colliculi constitute the Corpus quadrigemina from which the cistern gets its name.) It is found in the human ( Carpenter-1983 ), macaque, rat, and mouse ( NeuroNames ).

Also known as: superior cistern, Cisterna ambiensNeuroNames ID : 26

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