Supplement to Descartes and the Pineal Gland

Figure 5

Figure 5

Figure 5. The Worm According to Mondino (view from above). In this view of the brain from above, the label “worm” (“vermis”) is applied to the choroid plexus in the lateral and third ventricles, just as in Mondino's Anothomia (Berengario da Carpi 1530, fol. O3r).

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