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Brain anatomy 01

Topic: Anatomy

Created on Saturday, September 27 2008 by jdmiles

Last modified on Saturday, September 27 2008.


In the section of gross brain shown above, what is the name of the structure indicated by the unnecessarily large green arrow?

 
        A) Nucleus accumbens
 
        B) Subthalamic nucleus
 
        C) Claustrum
 
        D) Hippocampus
 
        E) Insula
 

 


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A) nucleus accumbens

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The unnecessarily large green arrow in the image above points to the claustrum. The nucleus accumbens is shown below:
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B) subthalamic nucleus

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The unnecessarily large green arrow points to the claustrum.  (See References)

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C) claustrum

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The unnecessarily large green arrow points to the claustrum.  (See References)

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D) hippocampus

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The unnecessarily large green arrow points to the claustrum.  (See References)

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E) insula

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The unnecessarily large green arrow in the image above points to the claustrum. The insula is shown below:
  (See References)

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References:

1. Nolte, J. (1993). The Human Brain: An Introduction to Its Functional Anatomy. Mosby, St. Louis. (ISBN:0801674832)Advertising:
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Brain anatomy 01
Question ID: 092708116
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 09/27/2008
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