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Fig. 126. Lateral view of the brain of a calf embryo of 5 cm

After Mihalkovics.

The outer wall of the hemisphere is removed, so as to give a view of the interior of the left lateral ventricle.


hs. cut wall of hemisphere ; st. corpus striatum ; am. hippocampus major (cornu ammonis) ; d. choroid plexus of lateral ventricle ; fm. foramen of Monro ; op. optic tract ; in. infundibulum ; mb. mid-brain ; cb. cerebellum ; IV. V. roof of fourth ventricle ; ps. pons Varolii, close to which is the fifth nerve with Gasserian ganglion.


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

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