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What are the three parts of the brain stem?
1) Medulla Oblongata (From caudal to cranial/rostral)
The dorsal midbrain is made of two parts (both are paired) what are they?
1) Rostral Colliculus
2) Caudal Colliculus
(and the Trochlear nerve)
The major portion of the dorsal pons is what?
The Cerebellar Peduncles (If they are cut the cerebellum is unattached)
What are the two parts that make up the dorsal medulla oblongata?
(Origin of the Vestibulocochlear n.)
On the ventral view what is the name of the midbrain portion between cranial nerves III and IV?
Looking ventrally what are the two portions of the medulla oblongata?
Trapezoid Body (auditory)
What is the name of the "canal" that goes through the midbrain?
The cerebral aqueduct or the mesencephalic aqueduct
There is one nuclei on the brain that gives off 3 nerves (IX X & XI) and does not have a normal naming scheme. What is this nuclei called?
Nucleus Ambiguus (innervates laryngeal and pharyngeal muscles)
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