Flashcards in 4.11 Brainstem Class Notes 2 Deck (13):
What is in the inferior medulla?
- central canal
- DCML synapse (Gracile and cuneate nuclei)
- vestibular nuclei
- spinal accessory nucleus
- oculomotor nuclei
- medial longitudinal fasciculus
What is in the upper medulla?
- fourth ventricle
- CN nuclei 7-12 (dorsal)
Structures in the anterior pons
Structures in the posterior pons (aka tegmentum)
- some autonomic
cortex » pons » contralateral cerebellum (via ION)
What is in the basis pedunculi of the midbrain?
- cerebral peduncles
What is in the midbrain tegmentum?
- red nucleus
- cerebral aqueduct
What does the red nucleus receive info from?
Where does the red nucleus project?
- rubrospinal tract
cerebral aqueduct is surrounded by
function of periaqueductal gray
- pain suppression
- rxns to pain
- rxns to threats and emotion
**where fight or flight originates
pretectal area responsible for
3 eye reflexes
What projects to the inferior colliculi?
cochlear division of CN 8
for auditory relay