Striae medullares

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Striae medullares
Rhomboid fossa. (Striae medullares labeled at center left.)
Latin striae medullares ventriculi quarti
Gray's subject #187 800
Dorlands/Elsevier s_26/12762934

Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1]

Winding around the inferior peduncle and crossing the area acustica and the medial eminence are a number of white strands, the striae medullares, which form a portion of the cochlear division of the acoustic nerve and disappear into the median sulcus.

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