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Internal Capsule

Jeremy D. Schmahmann and Deepak N. Pandya

in Fiber Pathways of the Brain

Published in print April 2006 | ISBN: 9780195104233
Published online May 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864294 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195104233.003.0024
 Internal Capsule

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This chapter begins with a historical account of the study of the internal capsule. It then discusses the results of the investigation of the internal capsule of rhesus monkey brains. Topics covered include the anterior limb of the internal capsule, genu of the internal capsule, posterior limb of the internal capsule, internal capsule fibers from the posterior parietal cortex, and internal capsule fibers from the superior temporal region.

Keywords: rhesus monkey brain; internal capsule fibers; anterior limb; genu; posterior limb

Chapter.  5759 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neuroscience

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