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Brain: Midbrain tegmentum
Transverse section of mid-brain at level of superior colliculi. ("Tegmentum" visible center right.)
Section through superior colliculus showing path of oculomotor nerve. (Tegmentum not labeled, but surrounding structures more clearly defined.)
Latin Tegmentum Mesencephali
Gray's subject #188 802
Part of
BrainInfo/UW hier-482
MeSH A08.

The tegmentum is part of the midbrain extending from the substantia nigra to the cerebral aqueduct.

Pertinent areas of Tegmentum

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Mesencephalon (midbrain)

cerebral peduncle: midbrain tegmentum (periaqueductal gray, ventral tegmentum, nucleus raphe dorsalis), pretectum, substantia nigra, red nucleus, pedunculopontine nucleus, medial longitudinal fasciculus, medial lemniscus, rubrospinal tract, lateral lemniscus

tectum: corpora quadrigemina, inferior colliculi, superior colliculi

cerebral aqueduct: oculomotor nucleus, trochlear nucleus, Edinger-Westphal nucleus

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