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Gross Anatomy of the Brain

Gross Anatomy of the Brain

 
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Author: Aaron Mullally
Objective:

Identify the following structures:

- cerebrum, cerebellum, midbrain, pons, medulla oblongata, arbor vitae, corpus callosum, thalamus, hypothalamus, optic chiasm, frontal lobe, parietal lobe, occitpital lobe, cerebral cortex, gray vs. white matter, aqueduct of Sylvius, lateral ventricles, third ventricle, fourth ventricle, choroid plexus, longitudinal fissure, spinal cord

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Overview

Since human brains are hard to access many students have to use comparative anatomy to understand the major functional parts of the brain. Even though the images are of sheep brains this will give you a good three dimensional view of the brain and its structures.

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Practice Labeling

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Images with Labels

Study this to get to know where the parts are located that I want you to know

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Brain Images

Take a look at the anatomic parts I have typed out and try to identify them with the images provided.

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