Lab 2 (Brain and Fetal)


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Ligamentum Teres (Adult)
Umbilical Vein (Fetal)
Medial Umbilical Ligaments (Adult)
Umbilical Arteries (Fetal)
Ligamentun Venosus (Adult)
Ductus Venosus (Fetal)
Fossa Ovalis (Adult)
Foramen Ovale (Fetal)
Ligamentum Arteriosus (Adult)
Ductus Arteriosus (Fetal)
Which vessels carry blood that is most oxygenated (red)?
Which vessels carry blood low in oxygen (blue)?
Outermost part of the brain split into hemispheres, lobes
Frontal Lobe
Higher intellectual functions, awareness of environment personality, verbal communication, voluntary motor control
Parietal Lobe
Sensory interpretation, speech, expression of thoughts and emotions
Temporal Lobe
Auditory and olfactory sensations, understanding speech
Occipital Lobe
Visual stimuli, eye focusing
Interpretation of taste and memory
Corpus Callosum
Communication between the two hemispheres of the brain
Lateral Ventricles
Circulate nutrients and CSF, cushioning for the brain
Olfactory Bulb
Recognizing and parsing out odors
Consists of the thalamuses; relays sensory information between brain regions and controls many autonomic functions of the PNS
Coordinates processes of consciousness, sleep, and sensory interpretation
Links the nervous system to the endocrine system via the pituitary gland
Pineal Body
Produces melatonin
Pituitary Gland
Produces critical hormones that control bodily functions
Third and Fourth Ventricle
CSF fluid secretion
Adenohypophysis and Neurohypophysis
Hormone secretion
Part of CNS associated with vision, hearing, motor control, consciousness, arousal, and temperature regulation
Corpora Quadrigemina (Superior)
Eye movement
Corpora Quadrigemina (Inferior)
Ear reflex
Cerebral Aqueduct
Links 3rd and 4th ventricle
Relays signals from forebrain to cerebellum and other autonomic functions
Medulla Oblongota
Continuous with brain stem; breathing, heart and vessels, digestion, sneezing, swallowing
Receives information from the sensory systems, spinal cord, and other parts of the brain that regulate motor movements
Arbor Vitae
Hand-eye coordination
Spinal Cord
Connects PNS to the brain
Brachial Plexus
Radial nerve, ulnar nerve, median nerve
Lumbar Plexus
Femoral Nerve
Cervical Plexus
Phrenic Nerve
Sacral Plexus
Sciatic Nerve