isthmus of the hindbrain
The term isthmus of the hindbrain refers to a composite substructure of pontine tegmentum at its junction with the midbrain. It includes the superior medullary velum, the superior cerebellar peduncle and the decussation of the trochlear nerve ( Carpenter-1983 ).

Also known as: Isthmus rhombencephali, Isthmus-1NeuroNames ID : 1232

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