Exploration of the brain from its superior aspect

Inferior horn of lateral ventricle; hippocampus

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Exploration of the brain from its superior aspect
Inferior horn of lateral ventricle; hippocampus
The amygdaloid nucleus and lower part of the lentiform nucleus have been removed to demonstrate the entire extent of the inferior horn of the lateral ventricle. Note the hippocampal digitations bulging upward into the opened cavity. The anterior commissure and striate arteries are also visible.
1 . Putamen
2 . External medullary lamina of lentiform nucleus
3 . Striate arteries and anterior commissure (cut across)
4 . Amygdaloid nucleus (dissected)
5 . Hippocampal digitations
6 . Choroid plexus lateral ventricle
7 . Stria terminalis
8 . Medullary substance of temporal lobe
9 . Taenia fimbriae
10 . Fornix (crus) (cut across)
11 . Hippocampus
12 . Collateral trigone
13 . Stria terminalis
14 . Anterior tubercie of thalamus
15 . Mamillothalamic tract
16 . Stria medullaris thalami
17 . Internal capsule (cut across just above its downward continuation as the cerebral peduncle)
18 . Subthalamus
19 . Lateral geniculate body
20 . Pulvinar
21 . Posterior cerebral artery (cut across)