Ventricles and Choroid Plexus

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div style=”display:none;”> Ventricles and Choroid Plexus Main Text TERMINOLOGY Definitions • Tela choroidea: Double layer of pia, formed during folding of brain where hemispheres overgrow diencephalon & cerebellum apposes dorsal brainstem…

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Vertebral Column Overview

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div style=”display:none;”> Vertebral Column Overview Main Text TERMINOLOGY Abbreviations • C1 (atlas), C2 (axis) • Atlantooccipital (AO) • Anterior, posterior longitudinal ligaments (ALL, PLL) GROSS ANATOMY Overview • Normally 33 spinal vertebrae (varies from…

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Cranial Nerves Overview

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div style=”display:none;”> Cranial Nerves Overview Main Text TERMINOLOGY Abbreviations • Olfactory nerve (CNI) • Optic nerve (CNII) • Oculomotor nerve (CNIII) • Trochlear nerve (CNIV) • Trigeminal nerve (CNV) • Abducens nerve (CNVI) • Facial nerve (CNVII)…

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Vestibulocochlear Nerve (CNVIII)

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div style=”display:none;”> Vestibulocochlear Nerve (CNVIII) Main Text TERMINOLOGY Abbreviations • Vestibulocochlear nerve (CNVIII) Synonyms • 8th cranial nerve Definitions • CNVIII: Afferent sensory nerve of hearing & balance IMAGING ANATOMY Overview • Sensory (special…

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Vagus Nerve (CNX)

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div style=”display:none;”> Vagus Nerve (CNX) Main Text TERMINOLOGY Abbreviations • Vagus nerve (CNX) Definitions • CNX: Longest and one of most complex cranial nerves (CN) with diverse functions, including parasympathetic (PS) innervation…

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Superficial Cerebral Veins

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div style=”display:none;”> Superficial Cerebral Veins Main Text TERMINOLOGY Abbreviations • Superficial middle cerebral vein (SMCV) • Deep middle cerebral vein (DMCV) • Vein of Trolard (VofT) • Vein of Labbé (VofL) • Basal vein of…

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Insula and Parainsula Areas (Areas 13, 43)

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div style=”display:none;”> Insula and Parainsula Areas (Areas 13, 43) Main Text Locations and Boundaries Location • Anterior portion of parietal operculum (secondary somatosensory cortex, area 43) • Cortex underlying lateral sulcus (insula,…

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Facial Nerve (CNVII)

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div style=”display:none;”> Facial Nerve (CNVII) Main Text TERMINOLOGY Abbreviations • Facial nerve (CNVII) Synonyms • 7th cranial nerve Definitions • CNVII: Cranial nerve that carries motor nerves to muscles of facial expression; parasympathetics…

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Deep Cerebral Veins

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div style=”display:none;”> Deep Cerebral Veins Main Text TERMINOLOGY Abbreviations • Septal, thalamostriate, internal cerebral veins (SV, TSV, ICV) • Vein of Galen (VofG); basal vein of Rosenthal (BVR) • Inferior sagittal sinus (ISS);…

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Limbic System

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div style=”display:none;”> Limbic System Main Text TERMINOLOGY Definitions • Limbic lobe  Phylogenetically older cortex  Fewer layers than neocortex  Major role in memory, olfaction, emotion  Composed of subcallosal, cingulate, parahippocampal gyri +…

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