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Anatomy Atlases: Atlas of Human Anatomy in Cross Section: Section 1. Head and Neck

Atlas of Human Anatomy in Cross Section: Section 1. Head and Neck

Plate 1.2

Ronald A. Bergman, Ph.D., Adel K. Afifi, M.D., Jean J. Jew, M.D., and Paul C. Reimann, B.S.
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Plate 1.2

Upper Left Quadrant

Lower Left Quadrant

Lower Right Quadrant

Upper Right Quadrant

1. Dura mater
2. Scalp, subcutaneous foyer
3. Superior frontal gyrus

4. Subarachnoid space
5. Falx cerebri
6. Superior sagittal sinus

7. Superior parietal lobule
8. Scalp, epidermis

9. Parietal bone
10. Periosteum
11. Superior sagittal sinus

In this section (looking down), the following protective brain coverings are seen: scalp (2), periosteum (10), parietal bone (9), and dura mater (1). A dural fold, the falx cerebri (5), is seen in the interhemispheric fissure separating the two cerebral hemispheres. Within the falx cerebri is a dural venous sinus, the superior sagittal sinus (6, 11). The section is cut through the superior frontal gyrus (3) and the superior parietal lobule (7). Gyri are separated by sulci filled with subarachnoid spaces (4).

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