What are the two endocrine glands found in the cranial cavity?
What are the five endocrine glands found in the neck?
4 parathyroid glands
What are the three endocrine glands found in the abdomen?
2 adrenal glands
What are the endocrine glands found exclusively in
a) 2 testes
b) 2 ovaries
Is the pancreas intraperitoneal or retroperitoneal?
The brain is split into two left and right ___.
What is the most superior part of the brain called?
What is the purpose of the cerebrum?
Controls conscious thought
What are the folds in the brain called?
What are the grooves on the surface of the brain called?
What part of brain is inferior to the cerebrum and posterior to the spinal cord?
What is the purpose of the cerebellum?
Controls voluntary movement
What general structure is found at the top of the brainstem?
What does the diencephalon contain?
The diencephalon is found at the core of the (hypothalamus / cerebrum / cerebellum).
The hypothalamus is found (anterior / posterior) to the thalamus.
The thalamus is found (anterior / posterior) to the hypothalamus.
From superior to inferior, what are the three parts of the brainstem?
What is found superior and inferior to the brainstem?
Superior - diencephalon, cerebrum
Inferior - spinal cord
Where is the pituitary gland found in relation to the hypothalamus?
What connects the pituitary gland to the hypothalamus?
The pituitary gland is made up of ___ and ___ segments.
anterior and posterior
What bones make up the
a) anterior cranial fossa
b) middle cranial fossa
c) posterior cranial fossa?
a) Frontal bone, ethmoid bone
b) Sphenoid bone, temporal bones
c) Occipital bone
(Parietal bones make up the walls of middle and posterior fossae)
Which cranial fossa is the pituitary gland found in?
Middle cranial fossa
Which hole does the pituitary gland sit in?
The pituitary fossa sits in a larger recess called the ___ ___.
What specific part of the ethmoid bone is found in the anterior cranial fossa?
Which cranial nerves are involved in the visual pathway?
Left and right optic nerves (CN II)
Which cranial nerve is responsible for vision?
Optic nerve - CN II
Which cranial nerves are responsible for eye movements?
CN III, IV and VI
Oculomotor, Trochlear and Abducent nerves