Falx cerebri - Gray's anatomy illustration

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Falx cerebri anatomy illustration highlighted in yellow (Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body - public domain).

This sagittal T2 MRI image of a 70 years-old male brain illustrates the falx cerebri, a fold of dura mater descending vertically in the longitudinal fissure between the cerebral hemispheres. 

Case Discussion

See also falx cerebri anatomy article.

Author: 20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body.

Original file: Gray765.png

Modifications: falx cerebri highlighted in yellow

License: This faithful reproduction of a lithograph plate from Gray's Anatomy, a two-dimensional work of art, is not copyrightable in the U.S. as per Bridgeman Art Library v. Corel Corp.; the same is also true in many other countries, including Germany. Unless stated otherwise, it is from the 20th U.S. edition of Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body, originally published in 1918 and therefore lapsed into the public domain. Other copies of Gray's Anatomy can be found on Bartleby and also on Yahoo!

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