thick, outermost layer of the meninges surrounding and protecting the brain and spinal cord
the highly vascular innermost of the 3 meninges
middle layer of the meninges
a membrane (one of 3) that envelops the brain and spinal cord
anterior portion of the brain consisting of two hemispheres
the "little brain" attached to the rear of the brainstem; it helps coordinate voluntary movement and balance
located on hte posterior of the brain stem.
the crossing of the optic nerves from the two eyes at the base of the brain
A stalk that attaches the pituitary gland to the hypothalamus.
divides the brain in to left and right hemispheres
the master gland of the endocrine system
a dural fold separating the cerebrum from the cerebellum. pg 287
small rounded portion of the hypothalamus appearing above the pituitary gland. pg 284
a band of nerve fibers linking the medulla oblongata and the cerebellum with the midbrain
spaces within each cerebral hemisphere that are filled with CSF