Ch. 14b Diencephalon

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Ch. 14b Diencephalon
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  1. What are the three parts of the diencephalon?
    Thalamus, epithalamus (penial gland), and hypothalamus
  2. Describe the thalamus
    Two oval masses joined by the intermediate mass. Is the gateway to the cerebral cortex
  3. Describe the Epithalamus (penial gland)
    Makes melatonin for sleep-wake cycle
  4. Describe the hypothalamus
    Connected to pituitary gland by infundibulum. Controls include: endocrine system. rage and aggression, body temp by initiating sweating or shivering, thirst and eating habits via hormone release

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