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2011-10-31 19:37:13
lab test four

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  1. frontal lobe
    reasoning, memory, logic and learnign
  2. parietal lobes
    primarily tactile info from skin and gustory info from taste buds
  3. temporal lobes
    process auditory info and perception of sound
  4. occipital lobe
    process visual information from the eyes
  5. insula
    process sensation from viscera
  6. broca's area
    • speech production
    • left cerebral hemisphere
  7. precental gyrus
    primary motor area of cerebral cortex, involved with speech
  8. postcentral gyrus
    begins process of figuring what you are touching
  9. lateral cerebral suclus
    searates parietal and temporal
  10. central suclus
    separates parietal and fontal lobe
  11. median longitudinal fissure
    separates two hemispheres of the brain
  12. transverse fissure
    separates cerebrum and cerebellum
  13. corpus callosum
    sends info from right to left
  14. cerebellum
    controlls movement, balance, posture and coordination
  15. cerebellar peducles
    attach the cerebellum to the brainstem
  16. cerebellum vermis
    division of cerebellum
  17. cerebellum arbor vitae
    • white matter (branchy)
    • delivers info about movement
  18. cerebral peducles
    involved in the proprioceptive sensory imput
  19. corpora quadrigemia
    houses superior and inferior collicus
  20. superior colliculus
    related to vision
  21. inferior colliculus
    related to hearing
  22. thalamus
    routes center for sensory info
  23. hypothalamus
    contains homeostasis coordinates reflexs and body temp
  24. pineal gland
    secretes hormone melatonis - promotes sleepyness
  25. pons
    respiratory center
  26. medulla obongata
    breathing digestion swallowing and sneezing
  27. third, fourth, lateral ventricle
    pathway for cerebralspinal fluid and protects the brain from trauma
  28. interventricular foramen
    connect lateral and thrid ventricle at midline
  29. cerebral adqueduct
    connects third and fourth ventricles
  30. septum pelluicidum
    separates lateral ventricles of the brain
  31. choroid plexus
    produces cerebrospinal fluid
  32. meninges
    protect cranial nerves ad spinal cord
  33. drura matter
    stablizes positioning of cranium
  34. falax cerebri
    separates hemispheres of cerebrum
  35. falx cerbelli
    separates lobes of the cerebellum
  36. tentorium cerebelli
    seprates the cerebrum for the cerebellum
  37. superior sagittal sinus
    allows the blood to drain from the brain
  38. arachnoid
    middle layer protects surrounds and supprots the spinal cord
  39. pia matter
    inner layer that protects surrounds and supports the spinal cord,
  40. areas in the brain needed to live
    brainste, cerebellum, limbic system, diecephalon, and cerebral cortex