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Brain Stem Unlabeled

The brain stem of the sheep is located on the ventral surface of the brain. Visible features include the olfactory lobe, optic chiasma, pituitary stalk (infundibulum), midbrain, pons, medulla oblongata and the spinal cord.   The image below shows the brain of the sheep with the dura mater removed.

Quiz: Brain – Sagittal View

1. Posterior Commissure 2.  Anterior Commissure 3.   Lamina of septum pelucidum 4.  Genu of corpus callosum 5.  Fornix 7.  Thalamus 8.  Choroid plexus 9.  Splenium of corpus callosum 10.  Great vein of cerebrum 11.  Pineal Body 12.  Quadrigeminal body  (superior and inferior colliculi) 13.  Cerebellum 14.  Medulla …

Video of a Brain Dissection

This video shows the major parts of the brain, starting with the external anatomy where the pituitary gland, optic chiasma (nerves) , olfactory lobes, dura mater, and the parts of the brain stem:  midbrain, pons, medulla, and spinal cord.   The brain is the cut along the longitudinal …

Brain – Brain Stem

The brain stem is the posterior section of the brain that includes the pons and the medulla oblongata, which is continuous with the spinal cord.  The midbrain is usually included as part of the brain stem and includes the corpora quadrigemina (shown partially on the photo as the …

Label the Brain

  A = motor cortex | B = central sulcus | C = sensory cortex | D= parietal lobe | E = occipital lobe | AB = temporal lobe | AC = cerebellum |  AD = medulla oblongata |  AE = pons | BD = lateral fissure  | BE = …

Brain Dissection, Internal

This video shows the a sagittal cut in the brain of a sheep and identifies the major structures of the brain such as the  cerebrum, corpus callosum, cerebellum, pons, medulla, thalamus, hypothalamus, pineal gland, and the four ventricles.