Retracing the etymology of terms in neuroanatomy

  title={Retracing the etymology of terms in neuroanatomy},
  author={A. Paluzzi and J. Fernandez-Miranda and Matthew Torrenti and P. Gardner},
  journal={Clinical Anatomy},
Researching the origin of the terms that we use to identify neuroanatomical structures is a helpful and fascinating exercise. It can provide neuroscientists with a better insight and understanding of the macroscopic anatomy of the cranium and its contents. It can also help the novice to this discipline to become acquainted with structures whose three dimensional anatomy is often difficult to appreciate. The purpose of this article was to investigate the etymology of some of the terms referring… Expand
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