Definition of Monro in English:

Monro

noun

Anatomy
  • With of and in the genitive. Designating the interventricular foramen of the brain, which connects the third ventricle with the lateral ventricle on each side.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Jones Quain (1796–1865), anatomist. From the name of Alexander Monro, Scottish anatomist, who described the structure.

Pronunciation

Monro

/mʌnˈrəʊ//mənˈrəʊ/