Modality: Diagram

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  • Midbrain - “ The midbrain, or mesencephalon, is the most rostral part of the brainstem and sits above the pons and is adjoined rostrally to the thalamus. Durin...”
  • Brainstem - “ The brainstem is the most caudal part of the brain. It adjoins, is structurally continuous with the spinal cord and consists of the: midbrain (me...”
  • Medulla oblongata - “ The medulla oblongata (or simply the medulla) is the most caudal part of the brainstem between the pons superiorly and spinal cord inferiorly. It ...”
  • Cerebral peduncles - “ The cerebral peduncles are the anterior part of the midbrain that connects the remainder of the brainstem to the thalami. They are paired, separat...”
  • Brainstem nuclei - “ The brainstem nuclei are the nuclei in the brainstem. These include: cranial nerve nuclei red nucleus substantia nigra ”
  • Pons - “ The pons is the middle portion of the three parts of the brainstem, sitting above the medulla and below the midbrain. It acts as a relay between t...”

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