The lower part of the brain which looks like a stem of a tree. It consist of the following.

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Medulla

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Pons

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Midbrain

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Diencephalon.

The diencephalon is called upper brain stem.

 

 
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Brainstem in Scene 5 DIGITAL LOCATOR OF BRAINSTEM: Scene 1-Brain -inferior surface. Scene 2 Expand brainstem. Scene 3, Brain -medial view -midsagittal section. Scene 4 Remove midbrain. Scene 5 Lateral view of brainstem. Scene 6 Posterior view. Scene 7 Rhomboid fossa in view. Rollover mouse to label and click to display page,

 

 

 
Brainstem Medulla Pons Midbrain Thalamus Epithalamus
Basal ganglia Forebrain Temporal lobe Cerebral operculum Remove operculum Wall of lateral ventricle 1
Wall of lateral ventricle 2 Wall of lateral ventricle 3 lateral ventricle 1 lateral ventricle 2 Base of brain Rhomboid fossa

 

 

 

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