Atlas of Functional Neuroanatomy
CRC Press, 31 oct. 2005 - 296 pages
Presenting a clear visual guide to understanding the human central nervous system, this second edition includes numerous four-color illustrations, photographs, diagrams, radiographs, and histological material throughout the text. Organized and easy to follow, the book presents an overview of the CNS, sensory, and motor systems and the limbic system
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Page 247 - ... the cerebral hemisphere. Claustrum. L. a barrier. A thin sheet of gray matter, of unknown function, situated between the lenticular nucleus and the insula. Clava. L. club. A slight swelling on the dorsal surface of the medulla, produced by the nucleus gracilis. Corona. L. from Gr. korone, a crown. Corona radiata (fibers radiating from the internal capsule to various parts of the cerebral cortex). Corpus callosum. L. body + callosus, hard. The main neocortical commissure of the cerebral hemispheres....
Page 250 - L. bridge. That part of the brain stem which lies between the medulla and the midbrain; appears to constitute a bridge between the right and left halves of the cerebellum. Proprioceptor. L. proprius, one's own + receptor, receiver. One of the sensory endings in muscles, tendons, and joints; provides information concerning movement and position of body parts (proprioception). Prosencephalon. Gr. pros, before + enkephalos, brain. The forebrain, consisting of the telencephalon (cerebral hemispheres)...