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Bassett Collection of Stereoscopic Images of Human Anatomy

The Surfaces of the cerebellum and brain stem

Superior aspect

Image #24-1

KEYWORDS: Brain, Cerebellum, Midbrain, Overview.

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The Surfaces of the cerebellum and brain stem
Superior aspect
The meninges and arteries have been removed from the right cerebellar hemisphere. The cerebral hemisphere, corpus callosum and the fornix are cut away from the upper part of the specimen.
1 . Pineal body
2 . Superior colliculus
3 . Branch of superior cerebellar artery
4 . Anterior part of quadrangular lobule (anterior semilunar lobule)
5 . Primary fissure
6 . Posterior part quadrangular lobule, (posterior semilunar lobule)
7 . Posterior superior fissure
8 . Superior semilunar lobe (crus I ansiform lobule)
9 . Posterior cerebellar incisure
10 . Caudate nucleus
11 . Septum pellucidum
12 . Internal capsule
13 . Choroid plexus lateral ventricle
14 . Hippocampal commissure (psalterium)
15 . Anterior cerebellar incisura