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1

the spinal cord borders with the ______.

medulla (autonomic function)

2

The medulla contains: ______.

a number of important nuclei (cardiac vasomotor and respiratory center), the caudal portion of the reticular formation, and the fourth ventricle.

3

The medulla borders with

the pons

4

Where are the pons located

Between the medulla and midbrain

5

What do the pons contain?

white fiber tracts (both ascending and descending) and several nuclei, including those of cranial nerves V to VIII