The Brainstem - Ventral View

This view also shows the diencephalon and a cross section of the lateral ventricle at the upper end; as also the outline of the cerebellum.

Locate the rostral limit of the midbrain and the pontomedullary junction.

What part of the midbrain is seen here?

Where is the basilar sulcus?

Which features of the medulla oblongata are recognisable here?

Which cranial nerve attachments can you locate?

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