Amphioxus Tectum

Amphioxus Tectum

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Frontal Eye

The Human Tectum

Midbrain tectum (Wiki) 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Midbrain_tectum 
Brief description of human tectum with undecipherable picture.  This is said to be the site of the highest level of sensory-motor integration in animals that don't have a cortex.   
 

Neuroanatomy Tutorial from MIT 9.97
http://library.med.utah.edu/WebPath/HISTHTML/NEURANAT/CNS205A.html 
http://library.med.utah.edu/WebPath/HISTHTML/NEURANAT/CNS206A.html 
Click on   'tectum of midbrain', and a red arrow will point to it. 

Another tutorial from MIT 9.97 
http://www.meddean.luc.edu/lumen/MedEd/Neuro/frames/nlBSsL/nl40fr.htm 
Scroll down to 'Midbrain' in the box in the upper left-hand corner and click on the links to see the slides. 
SC = superior colliculus 
IC = inferior colliculus 


BrainInfo-neuroanatomy (OD) 


Note:  there are eight more brain imaging links plus another subindex in
Human Neuroanatomy.   





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