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Neuroanatomy landmarks: Thalamus

Last updated on Sunday, September 14 2014 by jdmiles

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Neuroanatomy Landmarks: Diencephalon


An introduction to the thalamus and structures around it.

 

 

Terminology:
By the end of this section, make certain that you understand what each of these terms mean, and can apply them appropriately.  If applicable, make sure you can find each item on a whole brain, brain section, or image of a brain.

  • epithalamus
  • hypothalamus
  • hypothalamic sulcus
  • mammillary bodies
  • massa intermedia
  • subthalamus
  • thalamus

 

Section 1: Overview and Surface Anatomy

Section 2: Looking at the Brain from Different Angles

Section 3: Neuroanatomy Landmarks: Ventricles

Section 4: Neuroanatomy Landmarks: Diencephalon

Section 5: Neuroanatomy Landmarks: Basal Ganglia

Section 6: The Brainstem

Section 7: Vasculature of the Brain

Section 8: Cranial Nerves

 

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