Neuroanatomy Review Information

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Neuroanatomy Glossary

Abducent Nerve
Abducent Nucleus
Accessory Nerve
Accessory Nucleus
Ambiguous Nucleus
Amydala
Anterior Cerebral Artery
Anterior Choroidal Artery
Anterior Commissure
Anterior Communicating Artery
Anterior Corticospinal Tract
Anterior Funiculus
Anterior Horn
Anterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery
Anterior Lobe
Anterior Median Fissure
Anterior Spinal Artery
Anterior Spinocerebellar Tract
(Anterior White Column)
Anterolateral Sulcus
Arachnoid
Auditory Cortex
Basal Nuclei
Basilar Artery
Basilar Fissure
Brain Stem
(Broca's Area)
Calcarine Fissure
Cauda Equina
Caudate Nucleus
Central Canal
Central Fissure
Cephalic Flexure
Cerebellopontine Angle
Cerebellar Cortex
Cerebellar Nuclei
Cerebellum
Cerebral Aqueduct
Cerebral Arterial Circle
Cerebral Cortex
Cerebral Hemispheres
Cerebral Peduncle
Cervical Enlargement
Cervical Flexure
Choroid Plexus
Cingulate Gyrus
Cisterna Magna
Claustrum
Conus Medullaris
Corona Radiata
Corpus Callosum
(Corticobulbar Tract)
Corticocerebellumcerebellum
Corticonuclear Tract
(Corticospinal Tract)
Cranial Nerve
Crus Cerebri
Cuneocerebellar Tract
Dentate Gyrus
Dentate Nucleus
Denticulate Ligament
Diencephalon
Dorsolateral Sulcus
Dorsolateral Tract
Dorsal Median Sulcus
Dorsal Nucleus
Dorsal Rami
Dorsal Root
Dura Mater
Emboliform Nucleus
Facial Colliculus
Facial Nerve
Facial Nucleus
Falx Cerebri
Fasciculus Cuneatus
Fasciculus Gracilis
Fastigial Nucleus
Filum Terminale
(Fissure)
(Flocculonodular Lobe)
Foramen Magnum
Forebrain
Fornix
IV Ventricle
Frontal Eye Field
Frontal Lobe
Geniculocalcarine Tract
Globose Nuclei
Globus Pallidus
Glossopharyngeal Nerve
Glossopharyngeal Nucleus
Gray Matter
Gyrus Rectus
Hindbrain
Hippocampus
Hypoglossal Nerve
Hypoglossal Nucleus
Hypoglossal Triangle
HypthalamusHypothalamus
Inferior Cerebellar Peduncle
Inferior Colliculus
Inferior Olivary Nucleus
Infundibulum
Insular Gyrus
Intermediate Zone
Internal Capsule
Internal Carotid Artery
Interneurons
Interpeduncular Fossa
Interthalamic Adhesion
Interventricular Foramen
Labyrinthine Artery
Lamina Terminalis
Lateral Corticospinal Tract
Lateral Fissure
Lateral Funiculus
Lateral Geniculate Body
Lateral Horn
Lateral Lemniscus
Lateral Ventricle
Lateral White Column
Lentiform Nucleus
Longitudinal Fissure
Lower Motor Neuron
Lumbar Cistern
Lumbar Enlargement
Mammilary Body
Mammilothalamic Tract
Massa Intermedia
Medial Eminence
Medial Geniculate Body
Medial Lemniscus
Medial Longitudinal Fasciculus
Medulla Oblongata
Medullary Reticulospinal Tract
Midbrain
Middle Cerebellar Peduncle
Middle Cerebral Artery
Motor Cortex
Motor Speech Area
(Necerebellum(Neocerebellum)
Neuroglia
Nucleus Cuneatus
Nucleus Gracilis
Obex
Occipital Lobe
Occipital Notch
Oculomotor Nerve
Oculomotor Nucleus
Olfactory Bulb
Olfactory Cortex
Olfactory Nerve
Olfactory Tract
Olive
Opthalmic Artery
Optic Chiasm
Optic Nerve
Optic Radiations
Optic Tract
(Palecerebellum(Paleocerebellum)
Parahippocampal Gyrus
Parietal Lobe
Parieto-Occipital Fissure
Pia Mater
Pineal Gland
Pituitary Stalk
Planum Temporale
Pons
Pontine Artery
Pontine Flexure
Pontine Reticulospinal Tract
Postcentral Gyrus
Posterior Cerebral Artery
Posterior Commissure
Posterior Communicating Artery
Posterior Funiculus
Posterior Horn
Posterior Inferior Cerebellar Artery
Posterior Intermediate Sulcus
Posterior Lobe
Posterior Median Septum
Posterior Median Sulcus
Posterior Spinal Artery
Posterior Spinocerebellar Tract
Posterior White Column
Posterolateral Sulcus
Precentral Gyrus
(Primary_Somatosensory_Cortex)
(Primary_Visual_Cortex)
Projection Neurons
Putamen
Pyramidal Deccusation
Pyramidal Tract
Quadrigeminal Plate
Red Nucleus
Rhomboid Fossa
Rubrospinal Tract
Semicircular Canals
Sensory Pathway
Sensory Speech Area
Septum Pellucidum
Solitary Nucleus
Solitary Tract
Somatosensory Association Cortex
Somatosensory Cortex
Spinal Cord
Spinal Meninges
Spinal Lemniscus
Spinal Nerve
Spinal Nucleus
(Spinocerebellar Tract)
Spinocerebellumcerebellum
Spinocervical Tract
Spinohypothalamic Tract
Spinoreticular Tract
Spinoreticulothalamic Tract
Spinothalamic Tract
Straight Sinus
Stria Medulares
Striatum
Subcallosal Gyrus
Substantia Nigra
Superior Cerebellar Artery
Superior Cerebellar Peduncle
Superior Colliculus
Superior Saggital Sinus
Tectum
Tegmentum
Temporal Lobe
Tentorium Cerebelli
Thalamus
III Ventricle
Transverse Fissure
Trigeminal Lemniscus
Trigeminal Nerve
Trigeminal Nucleus
Trigeminothalamic Tract
Trochlear Nerve
Trochlear Nucleus
Tuber Cinereum
Uncus
Upper Motor Neuron
Vagus Nerve
Vagus Nucleus
Vagal Triangle
Ventral Median Fissure
Ventral Rami
Ventral Root
Ventrolateral Sulcus
Vertebral Artery
Vestibulocerebellumcerebellum
Vestibulocochlear Nerve
Vestibulocochlear Nucleus
Vestibulospinal Tract
Visual Association Cortex
Visual Cortex
(Wernicke's Area)
White Commissure
White Matter

Neurochemistry Glossary

Axonal Transport
Neuromodulators
Neurotransmitter
Synaptoneurosome
Synaptosome

Non-Anatomical Glossary

Akinesia
Allodynia
Anopsia
Aphasia
Astereognosis
Ataxia
Athetosis
Bradykinesia
Chorea
Dysarthria
Dysdiadochokinesis
Dysmetria
Dystonia
Hemianopsiaanopsia
Hemiballismus
Huntington's Disease
Hyperalgesia
Hypotonia
Papilledema
Parkinson's Disease
Pupillary Light Reflex
Quadrantanopsiaanopsia
Stretch Reflex
Titubation
Tremor