Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

Exploration of the brain from its basal aspect

Anterior limb of internal capsule, anterior commissure and parolfactory area

Image #6-3

KEYWORDS: Brain, Diencephalon, Telencephalon.

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Exploration of the brain from its basal aspect
Anterior limb of internal capsule, anterior commissure and parolfactory area
The head of the caudate nucleus has been scraped away to reveal more clearly the fibers of the anterior limb of the internal capsule. These pass forward in discret bundles through the confluent parts of the caudate nucleus and putamen, the whole being named the "corpus striatum." Relations of the anterior commissure, anterior perforated substance and parolfactory area (now partly exposed by dissection) may also be seen.
1 . Radiation of rostral lamina of corpus callosum
2 . Space left by removal of head of caudate nucleus
3 . Frontal part internal capsule
4 . Parolfactory area (dissected)
5 . Subcallosal gyrus (dissected from within)
6 . Anterior commissure
7 . Anterior perforated substance
8 . Ansa lenticularis
9 . Cerebral peduncle
10 . Straight gyrus left
11 . Orbital branch of anterior cerebral artery
12 . Anterior cerebral artery
13 . Anterior communicating artery
14 . Olfactory tract
15 . Optic chiasm
16 . Internal carotid artery
17 . Infundibulum
18 . Interpeduncular fossa
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