Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Exploration of the meninges and brain in situ

Close-up view of tributaries of internal cerebral vein

Image #2-4

KEYWORDS: Brain, Telencephalon, Vasculature.

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Exploration of the meninges and brain in situ
Close-up view of tributaries of internal cerebral vein
The left half of the fornix has been partly removed. The cut ends of the remaining parts are visible at 11 and 22. The inferior sagittal sinus lies within the falx (20) near its free margin.
1 . Caudate nucleus (note branches of terminal vein extending over this nucleus)
2 . Insula
3 . Emerging fibers of internal capsule (cut across)
4 . Posterior parietal branch of middle cerebral artery (cut off)
5 . Choroid plexus lying within inferior horn of lateral ventricle
6 . Choroidal glomus (retracted upward)
7 . Hippocampus
8 . Collateral trigone
9 . Branch posterior cerebral artery
10 . Medullary substance of occipital lobe
11 . Fornix (column) (cut across)
12 . Interventricular foramen (of Monro)
13 . Anterior tubercle of thalamus
14 . Terminal vein
15 . Stria terminalis (note that this passes over the vena terminalis)
16 . Corpus callosum (trunk) (cut through in midline)
17 . Lamina affixa
18 . Superior surface of thalamus
19 . Internal cerebral vein (left)
20 . Falx cerebri
21 . Choroidal branch of internal cerebral vein
22 . Fornix (crus) (cut across)
23 . Branch of internal cerebral vein from corpus callosum and roof of lateral ventricle (cut ends displaced downward)
24 . Corpus callosum (splenium)
25 . Great cerebral vein (of Galen) (seen through cut in margin of tentorium)
26 . Tentorium cerebelli
27 . Position of straight sinus within tentorium
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