Medical Definition of Anterior perforated substance

1. A region at the base of the brain through which numerous small branches of the anterior and middle cerebral arteries (lenticulostriate arteries) enter the depth of the cerebral hemisphere; it is bordered medially by the optic chasm and anterior half of the optic tract, rostrally and laterally by the lateral olfactory stria; its anteromedial part corresponds to the olfactory tubercle. Synonym: substantia perforata anterior, locus perforatus anticus, olfactory area. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Anterior Perforated Substance

anterior notch of cerebellum
anterior notch of ear
anterior nuclei of thalamus
anterior occlusion
anterior ocular segment
anterior palatine arch
anterior palatine foramen
anterior parietal artery
anterior parolfactory sulcus
anterior part of anterior commissure of brain
anterior part of diaphragmatic surface of liver
anterior part of pons
anterior perforated substance (current term)
anterior peroneal artery
anterior pillar of fauces
anterior pillar of fornix
anterior piriform gyrus
anterior pituitary
anterior pituitary-like hormone
anterior pituitary gland
anterior pituitary gonadotropin
anterior pole of eyeball
anterior pole of lens
anterior pontomesencephalic vein
anterior primary division
anterior process of malleus
anterior pyramid

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