More Etymological Maps of the Brain

By popular demand, here are some more etymological maps of the brain – images illustrating what the names of the parts of the brain actually mean. If you missed the first one, it’s here.

First off, an axial cross-section: the image is adapted from here. Most of the meanings are from this excellent page.

And below is a zoomed-in cross section of the ‘little brain’, the cerebellum – the image is adapted from here:

* The word “hilus” has an interesting history. In Latin, i

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