Base of brain.
Section through superior colliculus showing path of oculomotor nerve. (Interpeduncular fossa not labeled, but visible at bottom center.)
|Anatomical terms of neuroanatomy|
The interpeduncular fossa is a somewhat rhomboid-shaped area of the base of the brain, limited in front by the optic chiasma, behind by the antero-superior surface of the pons, antero-laterally by the converging optic tracts, and postero-laterally by the diverging cerebral peduncles.
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