Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Exploration of a brain cut in frontal section at the splenium of the corpus callosum

Roof of third ventricle, habenulae and pineal body

Image #22-1

KEYWORDS: Brain, Diencephalon, Ventricules.

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Exploration of a brain cut in frontal section at the splenium of the corpus callosum
Roof of third ventricle, habenulae and pineal body
The internal cerebral veins and their surrounding meninges are now cut away to expose the roof of the third ventricle and the habenulae.
1 . Corpus callosum
2 . Hippocampal commissure
3 . Internal cerebral vein left
4 . Tela chorioidea third ventricle
5 . Pineal body
6 . Superior colliculus
7 . Brachium of inferior colliculus
8 . Inferior colliculus
9 . Trochlear nerve (IV)
10 . Choroid plexus lateral ventricle
11 . Fornix (crus) cut across
12 . Choroidal branch of posterior cerebral artery
13 . Meninges
14 . Choroid plexus third ventricle
15 . Habenula
16 . Branch of posterior cerebral artery to choroid plexus of third ventricle
17 . Posterior cerebral artery (cut across)
18 . Meninges of hippocampal gyrus
19 . Cerebral peduncle (lateral margin)
20 . Anterior medullary velum
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