List of Regions in the Human Brain
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List of Regions in the Human Brain
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)



Midbrain (mesencephalon)

Forebrain (prosencephalon)



Third ventricle


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


Rhinencephalon (paleopallium)

Cerebral cortex (neopallium)

Neural pathways

Motor systems / Descending fibers

Somatosensory system

Visual system

Auditory system


Neuro endocrine systems

Neuro vascular systems

Dural meningeal system

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