Terms such as anterior, posterior, inferior and superior are introduced with respect to the hemispheres as well as the brain stem. Terms such as rostral and caudal or dorsal and ventral can mean different things in different areas. Sections in three planes (frontal, axial, and sagittal) are demonstrated on gross specimens along with key features including the ventricular system.
Orientation to Planes of the Brain
Stephen C. Voron, MD, Associate Professor, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, School of Medicine, University of Utah
Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, University of Utah
Derek Cowan & Suzanne Stansaas, PhD
Copyright 2015, Suzanne Stansaas, PhD, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Utah