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Encyclopedia > Tapetum of corpus callosum
Brain: Tapetum of corpus callosum
Corpus callosum from above. (Tapetum labeled at center left.)
Latin tapetum corporis callosi
Gray's subject #189 829
NeuroNames ancil-752
Dorlands/Elsevier t_02/12790461

On either side of the corpus collosum, the fibers radiate in the white substance and pass to the various parts of the cerebral cortex; those curving forward from the genu into the frontal lobe constitute the forceps anterior, and those curving backward into the occipital lobe, the forceps posterior. Between these two parts is the main body of the fibers which constitute the tapetum and extend laterally on either side into the temporal lobe, and cover in the central part of the lateral ventricle. Image File history File links Gray733. ... 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 the largest white matter structure in the mammalian brain. ... Location of the cerebral cortex Slice of the cerebral cortex, ca. ... The frontal lobe is an area in the brain of vertebrates. ... The occipital lobe is the visual processing center of the mammalian brain. ... The temporal lobes are part of the cerebrum. ... The ventricular system is a fluid conducting system within the brain. ...


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