Existing Anatomical Parameters and the Need for Further Determinations for Various Tissue Structures

  • Isabel Lockard
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 191)


Vascular patterns within the central nervous system differ considerably from one part of the brain to another but in each area are characteristic of the region (Lockard et al., 1959). Indeed the architectural pattern of the blood vessels corresponds so precisely to the pattern of the nerve cells that each small area can be identified on the basis of its blood vessels alone (figs. 1 and 2). By the use of histochemical techniques the density of blood vessels has been shown to correspond to the metabolic activity of each area (Friede, 1961).


Cerebellar Cortex Ventral Horn Architectural Pattern Ventral Cochlear Nucleus Lead Chromate 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Isabel Lockard
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  1. 1.Department of AnatomyMedical University of South CarolinaCharlestonUSA

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