neuro lab functions
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neuro lab functions
neuro lab functions
brain structures and the functions for nurobiolagy lab
A groove in the surface of the cerebrum running between neighboring gyri. The plural name is sulci.
A bump or bulge lying between the sulci of the cerebrum. Plural is called gyri
A generic term for a collection of neuronal cellbodies in the central nervous system. When a freshly dissected brain is cutopen, neurons appear gray
A generic term for a collection of central nervous system axons. When a freshly dissected brain is cut open, axons appear white.
A group of structures, including those on the limbic lobe and Papez circuit, that are anatomically interconnected and are probably involved in emotion, learning and memory.
An almond-shaped nucleus in the anterior temporal lobe thought to be involved in emotion & certain types of learning and memory.
A collection of associated cell groups in thebasal forebrain, including the caudate nucleus, putamen, globus pallidus, andsubthalamus
A region of the frontal lobe associated withBroca’s (motor) aphasia when damaged
A part of the basal ganglia in the basal forebrain, involved in motor control.
A sheet of gray matter lying just under the pial surface of the cerebellum.
Part of the cerebral cortex that lies above the corpus callosum part of the limbic system.
The great cerebral commissure, consisting of axons connecting the cortex of the two cerebral hemispheres.
A bundle of axons that originates in the hippocampal formation, loops around the thalamus, and terminates in the diencephalon.
The region of the cerebrum lying anterior to the central sulcus under the frontal bone. The Broca is located in this area and is vital for the production of writing written and spoken language.
A region of the cerebral cortex lying adjacent and medial to the olfactory cortex. In humans, the hippocampus is in the temporal lobe and may play a role in learning and memory.
A large collection of axons that connects the telencephalon with the diencephalon.
The region of the cerebrum lying under the occipital bone.
A bundle of axons leading from the olfactory bulb to the olfactory cortex.
The bundle of ganglion cell axons that passes from the eye to the optic chiasm.
The region of the cerebrum lying under the parietal bone.
The center for the production of the hormone melatonin, which regulates daily body rhythms, most noticeably the day/night cycle.
Primary somatosensory cortex, required for body sensations.
primary motor cortex, required for movement of body.
is a required part of the brain for body sensations
the region of the cerebrum lying under the temporal bone.
Is located in the temporal lobe and is vital for the comprehension of speech.
The ventral part of the diencephalon, involved in the control of the autonomic nervous system and the pituitary gland.
The dorsal part of the diencephalon, highly interconnected with the cerebral neocortex.
A nucleus in the midbrain from which all ascending auditory signals project to the medial geniculate nucleus.
A structure in the tectum of the midbrain that receives direct retinal input and controls saccadic eye movements.
A Structure derived from the rhombencephalon, attached to the brain stem at the pons; an important movement control center.
works with the pons support vital bodily processes.
the part of the rostral hindbrain that lies ventral to the cerebellum and the fourth ventricle.
Eye movement; Pupil constriction
somatosensory information (touch, pain) from the face & head; muscles for chewing
Taste(anterior 2/3 of tongue) somatosensory information from ear; controls muscle used in facial expression
hearing ; balance
Taste (posterior 1/3 of tongue) somatosensory info from tongue, tonsil, pharynx; controls some muscles used in swallowing.
sensory motor and autonomic function of viscera(glands, digestion, heart rate)
Spinal Accessory Nerve-
controls muscles used in head movement
controls muscles of tongue
is a structure in the ventricles of the brain where cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is produced.
Three membranes that cover the surface of the central nervous system: the dura mater, arachnoid membrane, and pia mater. The singular name is meninx