Brain

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The brain is an organ in the cranium. It is the principal organ of the nervous system. Unlike most other organs, topology has a very major role in function.

Brain
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System:
Function:
Origin:
Branches:
Insertion:
Arterial supply:
Blood supply of brain
Venous drainage:
Lymphatic drainage:
Innervation:
Vertebral levels:
Search for Brain in Gray's.

Contents

Structure

Gross Anatomy

General

Telencephalon (Forebrain)

The main structures include:

Diencephalon

The main components are:

Mesencephalon (Midbrain)

The main components are:

Metencephalon (Hindbrain)

The main components are:

Myelencephalon (Brainstem)

This is the medulla

Microscopic Anatomy

The brain itself is composed of:

Physiology

The subject of brain physiology is covered by neurophysiology. In addition, the biochemistry of neurotransmitters is dealt with by neurochemistry.

Organs of the body

Brain - Bladder - Ear - Eye - Heart - Intestine - Kidneys - Liver - Lungs

Nose - Ovaries - Pancreas - Spleen - Stomach - Testes - Uterus

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