MCB Nervous Practical

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MCB Nervous Practical
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  1. Meninges
    Dura, Arachnoid, and Pia Mater
  2. Dura Mater
    Outermost Layer
  3. Arachnoid Mater
    Middle Layer
  4. Pia Mater
    • Deepest layer
  5. Cerebral Cortex(Cerebrum) and Associated Structures
  6. Frontal lobe
    voluntary skeletal motor control; higher cognitive functions 
  7. Central sulcus
  8. Precentral gyrus
  9. somatic sensory processing
  10. postcentral gyrus
  11. Occipital lobe
    • visual processing
  12. Temporal lobe
    auditory processing; olfactory processing
  13. lateral sulcus
  14. Wernicke's area
    • involved in understanding of written and spoken language
  15. Broca's area
    involved in motor production of speech
  16. Subcortical Structures
  17. Corpus callosum
  18. Thalamus
    • relay sensory info from periphery to cortex
  19. Hypothalamus
    regulates emotions, automatic functions, hormone production
  20. Hippocampus
    memory storage
  21. Pituitary gland
    production of hormones, regulation of other endocrine glands
  22. Brainstem
  23. Pons
    • relay sensory info to thalamus and cerebellum; regulate reflexive visceral & motor activities
  24. Medulla
    • relay sensory info to thalamus and brainstem; autonomic centers for visceral activities
  25. Cerebellum
    monitors/adjusts postural muscles; coordinates & adjusts skilled movements; controlled at the conscious & subconscious level (“motor comparator”)

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