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1

What are the major C-shaped structures of the cerebrum?

Cerebrum, lateral ventricles, caudate, fornix

2

The head of caudate is _____ to the anterior horn of the lateral ventricle, while the tail of the caudate is ______ to the temporal horn

Lateral; superior

3

What the term used for the tract emerging from the hippocampus, headed medially toward the splenium of the CC

Fimbria-fornix

4

The fornix is located _____ to the lateral ventricle

Medially

5

The fornix eventually clings to the _______ _________ before descending to the __________ _________

Septum pellucidum; mammillary bodies

6

What are two non-C shaped major WM tracts of the cerebrum?

Corpus callosum and internal capsule

7

The fibers feeding into the internal capsule are called what?

Corona radiata

8

What does the anterior limb of the internal capsule separate?

Caudate from lenticular nucleus

9

What does the posterior limb of the internal capsule separate?

Thalamus from lenticular nucleus

10

Genu of the internal capsule carries what type of information?

Facial information

11

What does the anterior commissure connect?

Temporal lobes

12

The foramen of Monro is a good landmark for what?

Genu of the internal capsule

13

The posterior commissure overlays what structure? And what is it required for?

Cerebral aqueduct; Consensual pupillary reflex

14

The internal capsule is best appreciated in which view?

Horizontal

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