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The second major structure of the brain. cerebellum
The outermost layer of the meninges that contacts the cranium. dura mater
An arched mass of white matter found in the depths of the longitudinal fissure. corpus callosum
Part of the hypothalamus formed by the crossing of the optic nerves. optic chiasm
Contains some of the most vital centers of body activity. diencephalon
The midbrain. mesencephalon
A general term used to describe any anatomical structure shaped like a knee. genu
Located near the pituitary gland. mammillary body
The innermost layer of the meninges. pia mater
Part of the mesencephalon. corpora quadrigemina
Grooves between the gyri. sulci
The outermost layer of the meninges that contacts the cranium. dura mater
The thinner, more delicate, middle layer of the meninges. arachnoid
A site of union of common parts. commissure
The "master gland." pituitary
Projections into the brain ventricles which produce cerebrospinal fluid. choroid plexus
Deep grooves which divide the lobes of the cerebral hemispheres. fissures
A general term for an arch-like structure or the vault created by such a structure. fornix
A general term meaning nerve cell. neuron
The raised portions of the cerebral surface. gyri
Created by: trinka