Auditory Pathway Component Mnemonic E.C.O.L.I.M.A Ascending from peripheral to central the components are: Ear receptors (Hair cells) in Cochlea and Eighth Cranial nerve (CN VIII)…Explore more Auditory Pathway Mnemonic
Like in Midbrain and Pons: Corticospinal tract passes ventrally Ventricular system is located dorsally in midline Cranial nerve nuclei are located just anterior to the…Explore more How to draw Medulla Oblongata Cross-section ?
Pons in latin, refers to a “bridge”. Pons varolli is a part of brain-stem, that links thalamus with medulla oblongata. The cross-section of pons is…Explore more How to Draw Pons Cross-section ?
The cross-section of midbrain can be compared to the “upside down striped face of a red-eyed demon“. Using this analogy of a demon face, lets…Explore more How to Draw Midbrain Cross-section ?
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Structure of Thalamus A vertical “Y” shaped white mater – internal medullary lamina divides thalamus into: Anterior nuclear groups Medial nuclear groups Lateral nuclear groups…Explore more Thalamic Connections Mnemonic
Structure of Heme Heme is a ferro-proto-porphyrin. Heme = Protoporphyrin IX ring + Iron (Fe) in center Protoporphyrin IX = porphyrin with attachment to 4…Explore more Heme Synthesis and Defects Simplified