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brain and cranial nerves
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Human intelligence is most closely related to
the number of active synapses
Which secondary brain vesicle forms the portion of the adult brain that includes the epithalamus, thalamus, and hypothalamus?
Clusters of gray matter that contain neuron cell bodies and lie within masses of white matter are the
Which of the cranial meninges consists of dense irregular connective tissue in two layers (the periosteal layer and the meningeal layer)?
dural venous sinuses are areas where
the meningeal and periosteal layers separate to form large blood filled spaces
The largest of the four dural septa, this large, sickle-shaped vertical fold of dura mater separates the left and right cerebral hemispheres.
Which is not a function of cerebrospinal fluid?
CSF helps to promote mitosis within neuronal tissue
Cerebrospinal fluid is formed by the
the blood braun barrier is made up of
astrocyte perivascular and capillary endothelial cells
the blood brain barrier is reduced or missing from three locations in the brain. which is not one of these
The major pathway of communication between the right and left hemisphere is/are the
Of the five cerebral lobes, the one not visible on the surface of the brain is the
The portion of the brain involved primarily with vision is the
The primary somatosensory cortex is part of the
The primary motor cortex is part of the
Integrate new sensory inputs with memories of past experiences
Extend between the right and left cerebral hemispheres
Paired, irregular masses of gray matter buried deep within the central white matter in the basal region of the cerebral hemispheres, inferior to the floor of the lateral ventricle, are the
Which part of the brain contains the epithalamus, hypothalamus, and the thalamus?
Which part of the brain filters sensory information and forwards only a fraction of it to the cerebral cortex?
Centers that regulate the rate and depth of breathing, known as the pneumotaxic and apneustic centers, are located in the
The most caudal part of the brain, the _________, is continuous with the spinal cord.
This portion of the brain adjusts skeletal muscle activity to maintain equilibrium and posture.
The __________ is/are composed of multiple structures that collaboratively process and experience emotions.
"Oh once one takes the anatomy final very good vacations are heavenly" is a mnemonic device to help you remember
The names of the cranial nerves
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