Atlas of functional neuroanatomy by Walter Hendelman M.D.

By Walter Hendelman M.D.

Understanding how the mind is geared up and visualizing its pathways and connections may be conceptually hard. The Atlas of practical Neuroanatomy, 3rd Edition addresses this problem by way of proposing a transparent visible advisor to the human primary fearful procedure (CNS). This version has been thoroughly reorganized to facilitate studying the constitution and serve as of the CNS. the fabric supplied provides you a reliable knowing of the brain.

This edition:

  • Presents an instructive layout that fosters an intensive knowing of complicated neuroanatomy, emphasizing the practical standpoint and supplemented with medical aspects
  • Incorporates greater illustrations, conserving the selective labeling of the nuclei and tracts (pathways)
  • Includes new fabric explaining the visible process, meninges, venous approach, and limbic system
  • Features a considerable elevate within the variety of neuroradiological (CT and MRI) images
  • An accompanying site (www.atlasbrain.com) comprises the book’s illustrations in addition to rollover labeling, animation of the pathways and connections, a word list, and narrated video demonstrations of the mind.

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    Midbrain Level • Cranial nerve (CN) III, the oculomotor nerve— It supplies several of the extraocular muscles that move the eyeball. A separate part, called the Edinger-Westphal nucleus, provides parasympathetic fibers to the pupil and the muscle controlling the lens. • CN IV, the trochlear nerve—This supplies one extraocular muscle. , the nasal sinuses and the meninges). A smaller nucleus supplies motor fibers to jaw muscles (mastication). • CN VI, the abducens nerve—This supplies one extraocular muscle.

    The brainstem and cerebellum occupy the posterior cranial fossa of the skull. The rest of the illustrations in this chapter are more detailed external views of the various parts of the central nervous system (CNS). Note to the Learner: The video of the cerebral hemispheres includes a demonstration of the exterior views of the brain hemispheres from the various perspectives (this chapter), as well as structures in the interior of the hemispheres (see Chapter 2). com). It is also instructive at this stage to view the video on the Web site—the Interior of the Skull—which demonstrates how the brain “fits into” our skull.

    3B). The cerebellum lies behind the brainstem (and the 4th ventricle). ) Although it is not necessary to name all of its various parts, it is useful to know two of them—the lingula and the nodulus. 7). The cut edge of the tentorium cerebelli, one of the major folds of dura, is seen separating the cerebellum from the occipital lobe. 6). This view clarifies the separation of the supratentorial space, namely the cerebral hemispheres, from the infratentorial space, the brainstem, and the cerebellum in the posterior cranial fossa.

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