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Ganglion habenula, which is connected with the hippocampal gyrus and is thus involved in the sensation of smell. The thalamus is thus a relay station on the path for all sensory impulses. REFERENCES KiNNiER WILSON. Brain, 1914, Vol. , pp. 428-490. RAMSAY HUNT. Brainy 1917, Vol. , pp. 58-144. CHAPTER VIII MICROSCOPIC STRUCTURE OF CORTEX OF CEREBELLUM AND OF CEREBRUM A. Structure of Cerebellar Cortex. The grey matter of the cerebellar cortex is arranged to form three layers, the middle being incomplete :— (a) Outer molecular layer, containing— ι.

REFERENCES BOLTON. " Further Advances in Physiology," 1909, pp. 284-348. SCHÄFER. " Text-book of Microscopic Anatomy," 1912, p. 312. ) Distribution, The cerebrospinal fluid is found in the lateral ventricles which communicate by the foramina of Monro with the third ventricle ; this in turn communicates by the Sylvian aqueduct with the fourth ventricle and thence to the central canal of the spinal cord. T h e fluid is thus found in the whole of the cerebrospinal canal. In addition it fills the subarachnoid space, communication being established with the fourth ventricle by the foramen of Magendie (and, according to some, the lateral foramina of Luschka) ; this subarachnoid space is divided into intercommunicating cisternae.

B. Sensory Part. —Geniculate ganglion. —Are carried in the chorda tympani and great superficial petrosal nerves to the ganglion. —Pass as the nervus intermedins of Wrisberg to enter the pons at the same point at which the motor part of the seventh nerve emerges and the eighth nerve enters the brain ; they then pass to the superior part of the column of grey matter in connection with the tractus solitarius. —Fibres cross, and join the medial fillet running to the optic thalamus. —From the thalamus the fibres pass to the hippocampal gyrus.

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