List of regions in the human brain

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Drawing of a human brain

The human brain anatomical regions are ordered following standard neuroanatomy hierarchies. Functional, connective, and developmental regions are listed in parentheses where appropriate.

Hindbrain (Rhombencephalon)

Myelencephalon

Metencephalon

Midbrain (mesencephalon)

Forebrain (prosencephalon)

Diencephalon

Epithalamus

Third ventricle

Thalamus

Hypothalamus (limbic system) (HPA axis)

Subthalamus(HPA axis)

Pituitary gland (HPA axis)

Telencephalon (cerebrum) Cerebral hemispheres

  red: frontal lobe
  orange: parietal lobe
  yellow: occipital lobe
  green: temporal lobe
  blue: cerebellum
  black: brainstem

White matter

Subcortical

Rhinencephalon (paleopallium)

Cerebral cortex (neopallium)

Neural pathways

Motor systems

Nerves

Neuro endocrine systems

Neuro vascular systems

Dural meningeal system

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