Did you know...
that you can add questions of your own to the question bank? Click here to try.

Intracerebral white matter tracts 02

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Thursday, September 25 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Thursday, September 25 2008.

Alright. What's this white thing here, indicated by the unnecessarily large green arrow?

 
        A) Internal capsule
 
        B) Anterior commissure
 
        C) A bear
 
        D) Mammilothalamic tract
 
        E) External capsule
 

 


Back to the question = Go back to the top of the page.
See another question like this one = Reload a different version of this question ().
Click here for a random question = Load a random question from the database.
Clone this question = Use this question as a template to create a totally NEW question.
Rate this question = Enter detailed rating for this question!
Average user rating for this question = 4 = How users like you have rated this question.
This question was created on September 25, 2008 by jdmiles.
This question was last modified on September 25, 2008.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANSWERS AND EXPLANATIONS




A) internal capsule

This answer is incorrect.


The unnecessarily large green arrow points to the anterior commissure. The internal capsule is also seen in this image, but is at an angle to the anterior commissure.  (See References)

Back to the questionSee another question like this oneClick here for a random questionClone this question Rate this questionAverage user rating for this question = 4
Please log in if you want to rate questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




B) anterior commissure

This answer is correct.


Yep. The unnecessarily large green arrow points to the anterior commissure.  (See References)

Back to the questionSee another question like this oneClick here for a random questionClone this question Rate this questionAverage user rating for this question = 4
Please log in if you want to rate questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




C) a bear

This answer is incorrect.


No way, Dude. Bears look like this:

Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons
.  (See References)

Back to the questionSee another question like this oneClick here for a random questionClone this question Rate this questionAverage user rating for this question = 4
Please log in if you want to rate questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




D) mammilothalamic tract

This answer is incorrect.


The unnecessarily large green arrow points to the anterior commissure. The mammilothalamic tract is not obvious in this image.  (See References)

Back to the questionSee another question like this oneClick here for a random questionClone this question Rate this questionAverage user rating for this question = 4
Please log in if you want to rate questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




E) external capsule

This answer is incorrect.


The unnecessarily large green arrow points to the anterior commissure. The external capsule is also seen in this image, but is lateral and at an angle to the anterior commissure.  (See References)

Back to the questionSee another question like this oneClick here for a random questionClone this question Rate this questionAverage user rating for this question = 4
Please log in if you want to rate questions.

 

 

 

 

References:

1. Nolte, J. (1993). The Human Brain: An Introduction to Its Functional Anatomy. Mosby, St. Louis. (ISBN:0801674832)Advertising:
2. Duane E Haines, . Neuroanatomy: An Atlas of Structures, Sections, and Systems (Neuroanatomy: An Atlas of Strutures, Sections, and Systems (Haines)). Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (ISBN:0781763282)Advertising:
Back to the questionSee another question like this oneClick here for a random questionClone this question Rate this questionAverage user rating for this question = 4
Please log in if you want to rate questions.

 

FrontalCortex.com -- Neurology Review Questions -- Neurology Boards -- Board Review -- Residency Inservice Training Exam -- RITE Exam Review
anatomy
Intracerebral white matter tracts 02
Question ID: 092508215
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 09/25/2008
Modified: 09/25/2008
Estimated Permutations: 25200

User Comments About This Question:

0 user entries
Please log in if you'd like to add a comment.