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ANATOMY OF THE MEDIAL (MIDSAGITTAL) SURFACE OF THE BRAIN, WITH BRAIN STEM REMOVED


ANATOMY OF THE MEDIAL (MIDSAGITTAL) SURFACE OF THE BRAIN, WITH BRAIN STEM REMOVED
When the brain stem is removed, a midsagittal view reveals the C-shaped course of the fornix, extending from the hip-pocampal formation in the temporal lobe to the septum and hypothalamus. 

ANATOMY OF THE MEDIAL (MIDSAGITTAL) SURFACE OF THE BRAIN, WITH BRAIN STEM REMOVED

Temporal lobe structures, such as the parahippocampal cortex, the dentate gyrus and fimbria of the hippocampus, and the uncus (olfactory cortex) also are visible. In the hypothalamus, the caudal mammillary bodies and the interconnecting pathway to the thalamus, the mammillothalamic tract, are revealed.