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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 23: Figure 5

Atlas of Human Anatomy

Pons and medulla oblongata.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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Pons and medulla oblongata

A. Pons Varoli.
B. Medulla oblongata.

a) Brachium pontis (middle cerebellar peduncle).
b) Restiform body (inferior cerebellar peduncle).
c) Inferior olive (olivary body).
d) Pyramid (s corpus pyramidale).
e) Decussation of pyramid (motor decussation).
f) Arcuate fibers.
g) Anterior (ventral) median fissure.

  1. accessory nerve (CN XI).
  2. vagus nerve (s. pneumogastric nerve)(CN X).
  3. glossopharyngeal nerve (CN IX)
  4. .
  5. Cochleo-vestibular nerve (CN VII).
  6. facial nerve.
  7. facial nervus intermedius (s. portio minor facial nerve).
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