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  1. cerebral medulla
  2. cerebellum
  3. hypothalamus
  4. pineal gland
  5. commissural fibers
  1. a This part of the brain is attached the the brainstem and is posterior to the pons.
  2. b Part of the epithalamus that may influence sleepiness, regulate biological clock, and play a role in the onset of puberty.
  3. c Fibers that connect one hemisphere to the other.
  4. d Def.: White matter between the cortex and nuclei that contains association, commissural, and projection fibers.
  5. e Most inferior portion of the diencephalon.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Cerebrum:
    precentral gyrus = primary _____ cortex
    postcentral gyrus = primary _______ _______ cortex
  2. Purkinje cells receive ______ synapses, are ______, and are the only cereballar cortex neurons that send axons to the cerebellar ______.
  3. T or F: The medulla oblongata has both ascending and descending nerve tracts.
  4. Blood vessels (capillaries) that selectively let certain substances enter the brain tissue and keep other substances out.

5 True/False questions

  1. cerebralThis portion of the brain has gray cortex and nuclei with white matter (tracts) between.

          

  2. brainstem; medulla oblongata; pons; midbrain; reticular formationPut the meninges of the brain in order from outermost to innermost.

          

  3. medulla oblongataThis part of the brainstem is continuous with the spinal cord.

          

  4. spinal cord; brain; survivalBlood vessels (capillaries) that selectively let certain substances enter the brain tissue and keep other substances out.

          

  5. tectum; tegmentum; substantia nigra; red nucleus; superior colliculi
    a b c d e

          

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