Genu of the corpus callosum
|Brain: Genu of the corpus callosum|
|The fornix and corpus callosum from below. (Genu labeled at center top.)|
|Latin||genu corporis callosi|
|Gray's||subject #189 828|
The anterior end of the corpus callosum is named the genu, and is bent downward and backward in front of the septum pellucidum; diminishing rapidly in thickness, it is prolonged backward under the name of the rostrum, which is connected below with the lamina terminalis.
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