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chapter 14 & 15

during embryonic development, which of the following brain vesicles will form the cerebrum? telencephalon
the cerebellum and pons are derived from the: metencephalon
which of the following represents a link between the nervous and endocrine systems? hypothalamus
the lateral ventricles communicate with the third ventricle through the: interventricular foramina
the third and fourth ventricles are linked by the: cerebral aqueduct
the pons contain: tracts that link the cerebellum with the brain stem
overseeing the postural muscles of the body and making rapid adjustments to maintain balance and equilibrium are function of the: cerebrum
the what matter of the cerebellum forms the: arbor vitae
motor nuclei that controls reflex movements associated with eating are located in the: mamillary bodies
the ___ is not a component of the limbic system: globus pallidus
a tract of white matter that connects the hippocampus with the hypothalamus is the: fornix
the two cerebral hemispheres are separated by the: longitudinal fissure
divisions of the cerebral hemispheres that are named after the overlying skull bones are: fissures
the area anterior to the central sulucs is the: frontal lobe
the region of the cerebral cortex inferior to the lateral sulcus is the: temporal lobe
the primary motor cortex is located in the region of the: precentral gyrus
the surface of the postcentral gyrus contains the ___ cortex. primary sensory
the visual cortex is located in the: occipital lobe
the auditory cortex is located in the: temporal lobe
the highest levels of information processing occur in the: cerebrum
the ___ is the region of the brain that is dominant in analytical thought, language and mathematics. left cerebral hemisphere
in the cerebrum, the cortical neurons are called ____ cells. pyramidal
male brains are typically ___ compared to female brains. larger
the ___ possesses groups of nuclei that direct incoming sensory information to the proper regions of the cerebral cortex. thalamus
the following help to protect the brain: - the CSF - the bones of the cranium - the blood-brain meninges - the cranial meninges
the ___ is a printed record of the brain's electrical activity over a certain period of time. EEG (electroencephalogram)
there are __ pairs of cranial nerves. 12
Cranial nerve VIII is the ___ nerve vestibulocohlear
Cranial nerve IX (glossopharyngeal) is a ___ nerve. mixed
damage to the ___ nerve would affect the movement of the tongue. hypoglossal
the movement of the head in the direction of a loud noise is coordinated in the mesencephalon. which nuclei are most likely involved in this process. inferior colliculi
damage to the superior colliculi of the mesencephalon would interfere with the ability to: react to the movement of a car with the eyes
motor neurons whose cell bodies lie in the CNS processing center are called ____. upper motor neurons
the corpus callosum is composed of: commissural fibers
the following is not true about the limbic system: functions in maintaining homeostasis during dehydration and hemorrhaging
conscious awareness if a stimulus will only occur if: a second-order neuron synapses on a third-order neuron
the term ___ refers to neural fibers crossing from one side to the other within the CNS. decussation
the tracts carry sensation of proprioception and fine touch, ventral pressure and vibration from the superior half of the body travels to the primary sensory cortex on the side opposite the stimulus. fasciculus cuneatus
in the visceral sensory pathways, most of the sensory information is sent to the ___ of the medulla oblongata. solitary nucleus
Created by: apurcel1