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List of regions in the human brain

Drawing of a human brain

The human brain anatomical regions are ordered following standard neuroanatomy hierarchies. Functional, connective, and developmental regions are listed in parentheses where appropriate.

Contents

Hindbrain (rhombencephalon)Edit

MyelencephalonEdit

MetencephalonEdit

Midbrain (mesencephalon)Edit

Forebrain (prosencephalon)Edit

DiencephalonEdit

EpithalamusEdit

Third ventricleEdit

ThalamusEdit

Hypothalamus (limbic system) (HPA axis)Edit

Subthalamus(HPA axis)Edit

Pituitary gland (HPA axis)Edit

Telencephalon (cerebrum) Cerebral hemispheresEdit

 
  red: frontal lobe
  orange: parietal lobe
  yellow: occipital lobe
  green: temporal lobe
  blue: cerebellum
  black: brainstem

White matterEdit

SubcorticalEdit

Rhinencephalon (paleopallium)Edit

Cerebral cortex (neopallium)Edit

Neural pathwaysEdit

Motor systems / Descending fibersEdit

Somatosensory systemEdit

Visual systemEdit

Auditory systemEdit

NervesEdit

Neuro endocrine systemsEdit

Neuro vascular systemsEdit

Dural meningeal systemEdit

Related topicEdit

External linksEdit