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Gross Anatomy of the Brain

Gross Anatomy of the Brain

Author: Aaron Mullally

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

This packet is a study guide for any student who is covering the brain. The images are from dissected sheep brains that allow students to get a 3D view of what a brain actually looks like.

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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

See how well you do

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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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