base of brain

base of brain

the inferior surface of the brain, primarily the brainstem, when seen from below; commonly extended to include the inferior surface of the adjacent parts of the cerebral hemisphere and external features of the diencephalon (for example, optic chiasm, infundibulum, and mammillary body).
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It is a pea sized gland situated at the base of brain and is a major component of human body as it expedites the response towards the surrounding environment and settings.
It helps to treat deep-seated tumors in the base of brain and skull.