Resume of Lectures on Anatomy

Resume of Lectures on Anatomy

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1895 edition. Excerpt: ...The Cerebral Arachnoid is a shut sac. The External Surface, on the parietal jx)rtion, lines the dura mater;--on the visceral or cerebral portion it is sepa-rated from the pia mater by areolar tissue and the cerebro-spinal fluid;--it passes over the sulci and eminences of the brain like a bridge, The Internal Surface is reflected upon itself. The Cavity of the Arachnoid contains no fluid. CEREBRAL SUB-ARACHNOID SPACE AND CEREBROSPINAL FLUID. I'll Shape. Is a fluid layer in which the brain and spinal cord float. CEREBRAL PIA MATER. 152 Shape. The Cerebral Pia Mater resembles an irregular sac. The External Surface is in contact with the sub-arachnoid areolar tissue and fluid. The Internal Surface is in relation with the cortical substance of the brain.--It dips down between the convolutions. Structure. The pia mater is formed essentially of the finest capillaries, held together by very delicate fibres of connective tissue. THE BRAIN. 153 Enumeration. The Brain comprises the Cerebrum, the Cerebellum, the Varolian Bridge and the Oblong Medulla. The Cerebrum comprises the two hemispheres, the three lobes, anterior, middle, posterior, the pituitary body, the white bodies, the cerebral peduncles, the callous body, the fornix, the interposed veil, the pellucid septum, the ventricles, the pineal gland and the cmadrigeminal bodies. CEREBRUM. 154 Shape. The Cerebrum resembles the half of an ovoid. The Upper or Convex Surface presents the longitudinal fissure and the hemispheres covered with convolutions. The Under Surface or Base presents, --on the middle line, the anterior extremity of the longitudinal fissure and of the callous body, the optic nerves, the pituitary processes and body, the white bodies, the cerebral peduncles, the interpeduncular space, the...show more

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  • Paperback | 34 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236580338
  • 9781236580337