By Martin C. Hirsch
What's the functionality of the mammillary physique? Which info is gone through the cuneate fasciculus or the inner arcuate fibers? Which hormones are produced by way of the paraventricular hypothalamic nucleus? Which nerves and vessels run throughout the jugular foramen? Which components of the physique are innervated by means of the accent nerve? Which cortical areas are tormented by a disorder of the important sulcus artery?
These are usually requested inquiries to which a brief and particular resolution is seldom present in textbooks or different medical works. those questions - and extra - at the moment are spoke back within the long-awaited Dictionary of Human Neuroanatomy. it will likely be an invaluable spouse for everybody searching for designated and practical definitions of phrases within the box of neuroanatomy, and is basically crucial for these learning neuroanatomy, and for fast reference.
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Cytoarchitectonic fields of Brodmann Telencephalon 3 Korbinian Brodmann (1868-1918) studied the structure of the cerebral cortex and, based on cytoarchitectonic considerations, divided it into areas to which he assigned numbers. g. area 17 corresponds to the striate cortex or area 4 to the motor cortex. 34 35 Decussation of the superior cerebellar peduncles D Darkschewitsch's nucleus Mesencephalon TA Latin: Nucl. commissurae post. (Darkschewitsch) TA English: Nucleus ofposterior commissure (Darkschewitsch) Darkschewitsch's nucleus and the interstitial nucleus (Cajal) are two groups of small cells within the reticular formation.
Dentatus TA English: Dentate nucleus Measuring about I cm in length, the dentate nucleus is the largest cerebellar nucleus. With its typical, saw-toothed shape it lies in the medulla of the cerebellar hemisphere. Afferents: (1) Purkinje fibers of the cerebellar hemisphere, lateral part, (2) collaterals of the pontocerebellar projection. Efferents: via superior cerebellar peduncle to the ventral lateral thalamic nucleus. A few fibers terminate in the red nucleus. Dermatome A spinal nerve originates in the spinal cord, unlike the cranial nerve which arises from the cerebrum.
Cuneate fasciculus Crural cistern TA Latin: Fasciculus cuneatus Meninges & Cisterns 2 Joins the cisterna ambiens laterally and is also often viewed as being part of the latter. It forms the space between the crus cerebri and the parahippocampal gyrus and contains the choroid artery. TA English: Cuneate fasciculus The cuneate fasciculus and gracile fasciculus to- cord. Hence it is part of the so-called spinocerebellum = palaeocerebellum. Medulla spinalis gether form the posterior column and are the main axes of epicritic senSibility.