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  1. pineal gland
  2. 200,000; inhibitory; nuclei
  3. mammillary bodies
  4. thalamus
  5. pia mater
  1. a Bulges on the ventral surface of the hypothalamus. Olfactory reflexes, emotional responses to odors.
  2. b Part of the diencephalon that has two lateral portions connected by the intermediate mass.
  3. c Part of the epithalamus that may influence sleepiness, regulate biological clock, and play a role in the onset of puberty.
  4. d Purkinje cells receive ______ synapses, are ______, and are the only cereballar cortex neurons that send axons to the cerebellar ______.
  5. e Thin, delicate CT membrane closely adhered to brain. Follows external contours.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Cerebellar Peduncles: Fiber tracts int he cerebellum that communicate with other parts of the brain.
  2. Def.: White matter between the cortex and nuclei that contains association, commissural, and projection fibers.
  3. Part of the cerebellum that controls balance and eye movements.
  4. Part of the cerebrum that sits between the precentral and postcentral gyrus.
  5. The cerebrum is composed of right and left ________ each of which has the following lobes: frontal, parietal, occipital temporal, and ______.

5 True/False Questions

  1. dura mater; arachnoid mater; pia materThe cortex in the cerebellum are folded in ridges called _____. _____ matter in the cerebellum resembles a tree, this is why it is called _____ vitae.


  2. thalamusPortion of the diencephalon responsible for swallowing and shivering.


  3. Purkinje cellsThis part of the brain is attached the the brainstem and is posterior to the pons.


  4. ponsPart of the brainstem that is superior to the medulla oblongata and inferior to the midbrain.


  5. reticular formationDef.: Group of nuclei scattered throughout the brainstem that controls cyclic activities such as a the sleep-wake cycle.


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