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Anatomy Atlases: Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus III: Nervous System: Listing by Region: Brain, Brain Stem, and Spinal Cord

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Human Anatomic Variation: Opus III: Nervous System : Listing by Region

Brain, Brain Stem, and Spinal Cord

Ronald A. Bergman, PhD
Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
Ryosuke Miyauchi, MD

Peer Review Status: Internally Peer Reviewed


Brain

Fissures and Sulci

Considerable variations have been reported in the course and development of the fissures and convolutions, not only in individuals but also on opposite sides of the same brain. These variations have not shown any constant relationship to age, sex, occupation, race, or intelligence.

Cranial Nerves and Ganglia

The present system for enumeration of cranial nerves (CN) was proposed by Soemmering in 1778.

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