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Encyclopedia > Rostrum of corpus callosum
Brain: Rostrum of corpus callosum
Mesal aspect of a brain sectioned in the median sagittal plane. (Rostrum labeled at center left.)
Latin rostrum corporis callosi
Gray's subject #189 828
NeuroNames hier-175
Dorlands/Elsevier r_15/12714583

The anterior end of the corpus callosum is named the genu, and is bent downward and backward in front of the septum pellucidum; diminishing rapidly in thickness, it is prolonged backward under the name of the rostrum, which is connected below with the lamina terminalis. Image File history File links Gray715. ... Latin is an ancient Indo-European language originally spoken in Latium, the region immediately surrounding Rome. ... NeuroNames is a system of nomenclature for the brain and related structures. ... Elseviers logo. ... The corpus callosum is a structure in the mammalian brain that connects the left and right cerebral hemispheres. ... The septum pellucidum, also called the septum lucidum, is a thin, triangular, vertical membrane that separates the lateral ventricles of the brain. ... 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. ...

The anterior cerebral arteries are in contact with the under surface of the rostrum; they then arch over the front of the genu, and are carried backward above the body of the corpus callosum. In human anatomy, the anterior cerebral artery supplies oxygen to most medial portions of frontal lobes and superior medial parietal lobes. ...

This article was originally based on an entry from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy. As such, some of the information contained herein may be outdated. Please edit the article if this is the case, and feel free to remove this notice when it is no longer relevant. The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... An illustration from the 1918 edition Henry Grays Anatomy of the Human Body, commonly known as Grays Anatomy after Henry Gray, is an anatomy textbook widely regarded as a classic work on human anatomy. ...

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The pericallosal artery ends near the splenium of the corpus callosum as the posterior pericallosal artery, which continues as the posterosuperior choroidal artery in the roof of the third ventricle.
The pericallosal artery anastomoses with the posterior cerebral artery by the parietooccipital artery on the cingulate gyrus above the splenium of the corpus callosum.
The pericallosal arterial complex vascularizes the region of the corpus callosum and the anterior two thirds of the medial and superomedial aspects of both hemispheres.
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