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

Close-up view of meninges and arteries within transverse fissure

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Exploration of a brain cut in frontal section at the splenium of the corpus callosum
Close-up view of meninges and arteries within transverse fissure
1 . Fornix (crus) (cut across)
2 . Choroidal artery to plexus in roof of third ventricle
3 . Superior colliculus
4 . Brachium of superior colliculus
5 . Medial geniculate body
6 . Brachium of inferior colliculus
7 . Inferior colliculus
8 . Choroid plexus lateral ventricle
9 . Choroidal branch of posterior cerebral artery
10 . Choroidal artery (anterior)
11 . Pulvinar
12 . Branch of posterior cerebral artery which supplies hippocampus and hippocampal gyrus. These structures have been removed, but the vessels and pia mater have been left in place
13 . Posterior cerebral artery
14 . Hippocampal gyrus (cut across)
15 . Superior cerebellar artery and trochlear nerve (IV)