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5 Matching questions

  1. thalamus
  2. endocrine
  3. cerebral medulla
  4. Circle of Willis
  5. True
  1. a Part of the diencephalon that has two lateral portions connected by the intermediate mass.
  2. b T or F: The medulla oblongata has both ascending and descending nerve tracts.
  3. c A circle of arteries that supply blood to the brain. (fun name!)
  4. d Def.: White matter between the cortex and nuclei that contains association, commissural, and projection fibers.
  5. e The Infundibulum of the hypothalamus controls the ________ system.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. BBB: (Three characteristics determining permeability.)

    ________ cells (lining all capillaries) have tight junctions between them.

    _______ have foot processes that influence capillary _______.

    Basement membrane of endothelium.
  2. Cranial nerve that sends parasympathetic information from the brain to the carotid.
  3. Sensory information from spinal cord synapses in this part of the diencephalon before projecting to the cerebrum.
  4. The insula is within this lobe of the brain.
  5. T or F: The brain requires very little blood.

5 True/False questions

  1. medulla oblongataThe insula is within this lobe of the brain.


  2. basal nucleiPart of the epithalamus that causes an emotional and visceral response to odors.


  3. blood flowFluid that bathes the brain and spinal cord and serves as a protective cushion around the CNS.


  4. 200,000; inhibitory; nucleiThe substantia nigra of the midbrain is interconnected with _____ _____ of the cerebrum.


  5. diencephalonThe _______ cerebellar peduncle goes to the medulla oblongata.