Brain sagittal plane

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Author:
jmekyeung
ID:
272889
Filename:
Brain sagittal plane
Updated:
2014-05-07 04:56:30
Tags:
brain
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AP
Description:
brain
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    • Thalamus
    • Relay station, projects and receives fibers from cerebral cortex
    • Fornix
    • Carries signals from hippocampus to hypothalamus
    • Corpus callosum
    • Connects left and right cerebral hemispheres
    • Cerebellum
    • Involved in smooth, well-timed movements
    • Arbor vitae
    • Brings motor and sensory information to and from cerebellum
  1. Parietal lobe
    • Choroid plexus
    • Produces CSF
  2. Pons
    • Medulla oblongata
    • Cardic, respiratory centers, autonomic functions
    • Spinal cord
    • Provides a 2 way communication
    • Fourth ventricle
    • Part of ventricular system in brain
    • Pineal gland
    • Secretes melatonin (sleep, antioxidant)
    • Hypothalamus
    • Link nervous to endocrine system via pituitary gland
    • Third ventricle
    • Part of ventricular system in brain
    • Cerebral aqueduct
    • Contains CSF, connects 3rd to 4th ventricle
    • Optic chiasm
    • Where optic nerves cross
    • Superior colliculus
    • Visual reflex centers, coordinate head and eye movements
    • Inferior colliculus
    • Part of auditory reflex, startle reflex

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