International Neuroanatomical Terminology


The Federative International Programme for Anatomical Terminology
A programme of the International Federation of Associations of Anatomists (IFAA)

Bibliographic Reference Citation
FIPAT.   Terminologia Neuroanatomica.  Federative International Programme for Anatomical Terminology, February 2017

Published pending approval by the General Assembly at the next Congress of IFAA (2019).

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The individual terms in this terminology are within the public domain.  Statements about terms being part of this international standard terminology should use the above bibliographic reference to cite this terminology.  The unaltered PDF files of this terminology may be freely copied and distributed by users.  IFAA member societies are authorized to publish translations of this terminology.  Authors of other works that might be considered derivative should write to the Chair of FIPAT for permission to publish a derivative work.



  • Title
  • License
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • Contents
  • User Guide

Chapter 1. Systema nervosum centrale (Central nervous system)

  • Textus nervosus
  • Meninges
  • Vasa sanguinea cerebrospinalia
  • Medulla spinalis
  • Encephalon (Truncus encephali, Cerebellum et Prosencephalon)

Chapter 2. Systema nervosum periphericum (Peripheral nervous system)

  • Nervi craniales
  • Nervi spinales
  • Divisio autonomica

Chapter 3. Organa sensuum (Sense organs)

  • Organum olfactorium
  • Organum visuale (Oculus)
  • Organum vestibulocochleare (Auris)
  • Organum gustatorium