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Fig. 120. Longitudinal vertical section through the anterior part of the brain of an embryo rabbit of four centimetres

After Mihalkovics.

The section passes through the median line so that the cerebral hemispheres are not cut ; their position is however indicated in outline.


  • spt - septum lucidum formed by the coalescence of the inner walls of part of the cerebral hemispheres
  • cma - anterior commissure
  • frx - vertical pillars of the fornix
  • cat - genu of corpus callosum
  • trm - lamina terminalis
  • hms - cerebral hemispheres
  • olf - olfactory lobes
  • ad - artery of corpus callosum
  • fmr - position of foramen of Monro
  • chd 3 - choroid plexus of third ventricle
  • pin - pineal gland
  • cmp - posterior commissure
  • bgm - lamina uniting the lobes of the midbrain
  • chm - optic chiasma
  • hph - pituitary body
  • inf - infundibulum
  • pns - pons Varolii
  • pde - cerebral peduncles
  • agd - iter a tertio ad quartum ventriculum


Foster, M., Balfour, F. M., Sedgwick, A., & Heape, W. (1883). The Elements of Embryology. (2nd ed.). London: Macmillan and Co.

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