Anatomy

Divisions and Subdivisions of The Diencephalon

The following table summarises the Divisions and subdivisions of the diencephalon. Divisions Subdivisions Pars dorsalis • Thalamus (dorsal thalamus) • Metathalamus Medial and lateralgeniculate bodies • Epithalamus Pineal gland, habenularnuclei and commissure,and posterior commissure Pars ventralis • Subthalamus (ventralthalamus) Subthalamic nucleusand zona inserta • Hypothalamus Hope you found that article useful. We are glad you …

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Parts of Brain And Their Cavities/Ventricles

There are four ventricles or cavities in the human central nervous system. The table below summarizes the part of the brain and what the respective ventricle is called. Do memorize this table by heart. Part of Brain Cavity Cerebrum (right and leftcerebral hemispheres) Right and left lateralventricles Diencephalon (thalamusand hypothalamus) Third ventricle Midbrain Cerebral aqueduct …

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Difference Between Male and Female Pelvis

The anatomical differences between male and female pelvis are frequently asked in medical school exams as well as in USMLE, PLAB and NEXT. The following table summarises the Differences between the male and female pelvis. Male Female General structure Heavy and thick Light and thin Articular surfaces Large Small Muscle attachments Well marked Indistinct False …

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Branches of Main Arteries of The Brain – High Yield Table

Arterial circulation of brain is an important topic frequently asked in medical school exam and competitive exams like USMLE, PLAB and NEXT. The following table summarizes the branches of the main arteries of the brain. Bookmark this post or note down this table. Revision is key to remembering this. Cerebral part of internal carotid artery …

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Mnemonic to remember the Muscular Attachments of the Hyoid bon

The muscular attachments of Hyoid bone are tricky to remember. We have a super useful mnemonic to recall the muscle attachments of the hyoid bone. The first sentence is for six muscles attaching superiorly, the second sentence is for three muscles attaching inferiorly. Both sentences are in order from lateral to medial: Christopher, He Didn’t See Girls Much. That’s …

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Mnemonic to remember the Segmental Bronchi of the Right Lower Lobe

The anatomy of the segmental bronchi of the right lower lobe can be remembered by using one of these two mnemonics. The segments are as follows: SMALL P  Sometimes My Animals Love Petting Mnemonics S: superior (B6)  M: medial basal (B7) A: anterior basal (B8) L: lateral basal (B9) P: posterior basal (B10) Hope those two mnemonics helped. Also, check out more …

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Mnemonics to remember the Branches of Internal Carotid Artery

Two useful mnemonics to remember the branches of the internal carotid artery are A VIP’S COMMA Calming Voices Make Intra-Operative Surgery Pleasurable And Almost Memorable Mnemonics A VIP’S COMMA A: anterior choroidal artery (C7) V: Vidian artery (C2) I: inferolateral trunk (C4) P: posterior communicating artery (C7) S: superior hypophyseal artery (C6) C: caroticotympanic artery (C2) O: ophthalmic artery (C6) M: meningohypophyseal trunk (C4) M: middle cerebral artery (C7) A: anterior cerebral artery (C7) The last two branches …

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Mnemonic for Superior Orbital Fissure Contents

Superior Orbital Fissure is an important topic for Ophthalmalogy exams as well as competitive exams like USMLE, PLAB and NEET. We have some useful mnemonics to remember the contents of SOF. Mnemonic for all structures passing through the superior orbital fissure (superior to inferior) include: Long Fissures Seem To Store Only Nerves, Instead Of Arteries, Including Ophthalmic Veins Mnemonics for the nerves passing …

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Mnemonic for Branches of Maxillary Artery

Arterial branches are tough to remember. Volatile stuff. Use this mnemonic to remember the branches of the maxillary artery – DAM I AM Piss Drunk But Stupid Drunk I Prefer, Must Phone Alcoholics Anonymous Mnemonic D: deep auricular artery A: anterior tympanic artery M: middle meningeal artery I: inferior alveolar artery A: accessory meningeal artery M: masseteric artery P: pterygoid artery D: deep temporal artery B: buccinator artery …

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