Figure 1.12. Lateral view of the human brain.

Figure 1.12

Lateral view of the human brain. (A) The four lobes of the brain. (B) Some of the major sulci and gyri evident from this perspective. (C) The banks of the lateral, or Sylvian, fissure have been pulled apart to expose the insula.

From: The External Anatomy of the Brain: Some General Points

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Neuroscience. 2nd edition.
Purves D, Augustine GJ, Fitzpatrick D, et al., editors.
Sunderland (MA): Sinauer Associates; 2001.
Copyright © 2001, Sinauer Associates, Inc.

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