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Brain: Midbrain tegmentum
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Transverse section of mid-brain at level of superior colliculi. ("Tegmentum" visible center right.)
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Section through superior colliculus showing path of oculomotor nerve. (Tegmentum not labeled, but surrounding structures more clearly defined.)
Latin Tegmentum Mesencephali
Gray's subject #188 802
Part of
Components
Artery
Vein
BrainInfo/UW hier-482
MeSH A08.186.211.132.659.822

The tegmentum is part of the midbrain extending from the substantia nigra to the cerebral aqueduct.

Pertinent areas of Tegmentum

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Mesencephalon (midbrain)

cerebral peduncle: midbrain tegmentum (periaqueductal gray, ventral tegmentum, nucleus raphe dorsalis), pretectum, substantia nigra, red nucleus, pedunculopontine nucleus, medial longitudinal fasciculus, medial lemniscus, rubrospinal tract, lateral lemniscus

tectum: corpora quadrigemina, inferior colliculi, superior colliculi

cerebral aqueduct: oculomotor nucleus, trochlear nucleus, Edinger-Westphal nucleus

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