Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Exploration of the meninges and brain in situ

Close-up view of layers of scalp, parietal bone, dura mater and arachnoid granulations

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KEYWORDS: Bones cartilage joints, Brain, Meninges, Scalp.

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Exploration of the meninges and brain in situ
Close-up view of layers of scalp, parietal bone, dura mater and arachnoid granulations
1 . Epidermis
2 . Granular pit
3 . Arachnoid granulations
4 . Subaponeurotic space
5 . Venous lacuna (beneath dura mater)
6 . Branches Middle meningeal artery
7 . Dura mater
8 . Skin
9 . Radix (above pointer) and bulbus pili (below pointer)
10 . Superficial fascia (note numerous arteries and veins in this layer)
11 . Galea aponeurotica (firmly attached to Superficial fascia)
12 . Pericranium
13 . External plate of occipital bone
14 . Diploë
15 . Internal plate of occipital bone
16 . Emissary vessel of parietal bone
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