Brain ch 13
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What is the brain protected by?
What is the brain first formed by during embryonic development?
endbrain - develops into cerebral hemispheres
interbrain - forms into thalamus, hypothalamus, epithalamus, & pituitary gland
contains midbrain, pons, & medullary oblongata
arises from three vesicles
afterbrain - where the cerebellum develops from
What do the ventricles of the brain fill with?
filled with CSF (cerbrospinal fluid) traveling around brain, goes down spinal corn, & returns up to brain & eventually draining into veins
produces CSF from plasma in blood
seperates the two lateral ventricles
lie in diencephalon
lies in mesenchephalon
connects to subarachnoid space
What are aperatures?
openings helping to connect ventricles to spaces where CSG flows in with subarachnoid space
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