Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Exploration of the brain from its basal aspect

General view of cerebral peduncle and internal capsule

Image #6-2

KEYWORDS: Brain, Midbrain, Telencephalon.

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Exploration of the brain from its basal aspect
General view of cerebral peduncle and internal capsule
This view illustrates the general relations of the internal capsule to surface landmarks visible from the inferior aspect of the brain. The middle cerebral artery is extensively cut away.
1 . Medullary substance of inferior frontal gyrus
2 . Medullary substance of straight gyrus
3 . Frontal part corona radiata
4 . Radiation of rostral lamina of corpus callosum
5 . Frontal part internal capsule
6 . Anterior commissure
7 . Anterior perforated substance with diagonal band of Broca (cut across)
8 . Sulcus centralis and artery of central sulcus
9 . Optic tract (divided)
10 . Trigeminal nerve (V)
11 . Choroid plexus lateral ventricle
12 . Longitudinal fissure (cerebral)
13 . Straight gyrus left
14 . Olfactory sulcus
15 . Temporal pole
16 . Anterior cerebral artery (cut across)
17 . Optic chiasm
18 . Internal carotid artery
19 . Oculomotor nerve (III)
20 . Basilar artery
21 . Pons
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