Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Exploration of the brain from the medial aspect

Occipital radiation of corpus callosum and parieto-occipital fissure

Image #17-4

KEYWORDS: Brain, Occipital lobe, Parietal lobe, Telencephalon.

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Exploration of the brain from the medial aspect
Occipital radiation of corpus callosum and parieto-occipital fissure
Detailed relations of the structures in the region of the parieto-occipital fissure are visible in this close-up of the posterior area of the previous view.
1 . Radiation corpus callosum
2 . Internal capsule (caudate nucleus removed)
3 . Stria terminalis
4 . Fornix (crus) (cut across)
5 . Cut section of pulvinar
6 . Limbic lobe (cut across)
7 . Cerebral peduncle (substantia nigra removed)
8 . Medullary substance of superior parietal lobule
9 . Cuneus
10 . Occipital part radiations corpus callosum
11 . Posterior cerebral artery lying within depths of parieto-occipital fissure at its junction with the calcarine fissure
12 . Calcarine fissure
13 . Cingulum (cut across)
14 . Lingual gyrus
15 . Transverse fissure bounded superiorly by the cerebral hemisphere and inferiorly by the cerebellum
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