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Fig. 123. Transverse section through the brain of a rabbit five centimetres

(After Mihalkovics.)

The section passes through nearly the posterior border of the septum lucidum, immediately in front of the foramen of Monro.


hms. cerebral hemispheres ; cal. corpus callosum ; amm. cornu ammonis (hippocampus major) ; cms. superior commissure of the cornua ammonis ; spt. septum lucidum ;frx2. anterior pillars of the fornix ; cma. anterior commissure ; trm. lamina terminalis ; sir. corpus striatum ; Itf. nucleus lenticularis of corpus striatum ; vtr 1. lateral ventricle ; vtr 3. third ventricle ; ipl. slit between cerebral hemispheres.


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

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