Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Exploration of the brain from the medial aspect

Lentiform nucleus partially removed; external capsule and striate arteries exposed

Image #18-3

KEYWORDS: Brain, Telencephalon, Vasculature.

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Exploration of the brain from the medial aspect
Lentiform nucleus partially removed; external capsule and striate arteries exposed
The anterior half of the lentiform nucleus has been removed. Branches of the striate arteries which passed through the nucleus are preserved. The external capsule is exposed from its medial side.
1 . Radiation corpus callosum
2 . Internal capsule (cut across at junction with corona radiata)
3 . External capsule
4 . Striate arteries
5 . Anterior commissure
6 . Anterior perforated substance (dissected)
7 . Internal carotid artery (cut across)
8 . Superior longitudinal fasciculus
9 . Fibers from thalamus passing into superior occipitofrontal fasciculus
10 . Putamen (cut section)
11 . External medullary lamina and external division of globus pallidus
12 . Internal medullary lamina and internal division of globus pallidus
13 . Fornix (crus)
14 . Optic tract
15 . Optic chiasm
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