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Lamina terminalis
Median sagittal section of brain of human embryo of three months. (Lamina terminalis labeled at center left.)
Median sagittal section of brain of human embryo of four months. (Lamina terminalis labeled at center right.)
Gray's subject #184 742
MeSH Lamina+Terminalis

The median portion of the wall of the fore-brain vesicle consists of a thin lamina, the lamina terminalis, which stretches from the interventricular foramen to the recess at the base of the optic stalk. Image File history File links Gray654. ... Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) is a huge controlled vocabulary (or metadata system) for the purpose of indexing journal articles and books in the life sciences. ... This article is about the leaf, a plant organ. ... In the brain, the interventricular foramina (or foramina of Monro) are channels that connect the paired lateral ventricles with the third ventricle at the midline of the brain. ... The optic vesicles project toward the sides of the head, and the peripheral part of each expands to form a hollow bulb, while the proximal part remains narrow and constitutes the optic stalk. ...

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The hypothalamus (from Greek ὑποθαλαμος = under the thalamus) is a region of the mammalian brain located below the thalamus, forming the major portion of the ventral region of the diencephalon and functioning to regulate certain metabolic processes and other autonomic activities. ...

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Gray, Henry. 1918. Anatomy of the Human Body. Page 747 (644 words)
viz., the corpus callosum, the fornix, and anterior commissures, arise from the lamina terminalis.
Into the ventral part longitudinal fibers from the hippocampus pass to the lamina terminalis, and through that structure to the corpora mamillaria; these fibers constitute the fornix.
A small portion, lying antero-inferiorly between the corpus callosum and fornix, is not invaded by the commissural fibers; it remains thin, and later a cavity, the cavity of the septum pellucidum, forms in its interior.
lamina (1545 words)
hepatic laminae the plates of liver cells that radiate from the center of the liver lobule.
medullary laminae of thalamus layers of myelinated fibers that appear on transverse sections of the thalamus; the l.
terminalis of cerebrum a thin plate passing upward from the optic chiasm and forming the rostral boundary of the third ventricle; membrane closing the rostral neuropore.
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