Anterior perforated substance
|Anterior perforated substance|
Scheme of rhinencephalon (anterior perforated substance labeled at bottom left)
Base of brain (anterior perforated substance labeled at center.)
|Latin||Substantia perforata anterior|
|NeuroLex ID||Anterior perforated substance|
|Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy|
- Also known as substantia innominata.
The anterior perforated substance is an irregularly quadrilateral area in front of the optic tract and behind the olfactory trigone, from which it is separated by the fissure prima; medially and in front, it is continuous with the subcallosal gyrus; it is bounded laterally by the lateral stria of the olfactory tract and is continued into the uncus.
- Atlas image: n1a8p1 at the University of Michigan Health System - "Interpeduncular fossa" (#6)
- Photo at umdnj.edu
- NIF Search - Anterior perforated substance via the Neuroscience Information Framework
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