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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy: Plate 24: Figure 2

Atlas of Human Anatomy

The opened ventricle of the brain, seen from above.

Translated by: Ronald A. Bergman, PhD and Adel K. Afifi, MD, MS
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The opened ventricle of the brain, seen from abov

A. Temporal lobe.
B. Cerebellum.
C. Medulla oblongata (superior surface).
D. Lateral ventricle.
E. Third ventricle.
F. Fourth ventricle.

a) caudate nucleus.
b) Thalamus (optic thalamus).
c) stria terminalis.
d) stalk of pineal gland.
e) pineal gland.
f) corpora quadrigemina.
g) access of the Sylvian aqueduct.
h) access of the infundibulum.
i) anterior commissure.
k) fornix.
l) superior cerebellar peduncle (Brachium Conjunctivum).
m) floor of the four ventricles (formed by the pons).
n) rhomboid sinus.
o) restiform body (Inferior cerebellar peduncle).
p) cerebellum, arbor vitae.

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