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Another term for hindbrain?

Rhombencephalon

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Another term for the Medulla Oblongata

Myelencephalon

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Another word for brain?

Encephalon

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What is composed of the pons and the cerebellum?

Metencephalon

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Another word for midbrain?

Mesencephalon

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Another word for forebrain?

Prosencephalon

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What two encephalons constitute the prosencephalon?

The telencephalon and the diencephalon.

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Another word for cerebrum?

Telencephalon

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Another word for diencephalon?

Interbrain

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Between what two structures is the diencephalon situated?

The brain stem and the cerebrum.

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What are the four distinct components of the diencephalon (interbrain)?

- thalamus

- hypothalamus

- subthalamus

- epithalamus

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Another word for interbrain?

Diencephalon

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What are the three main components of the cerebrum?

- Cerebral Cortex

- Basal Ganglia

- Limbic System

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What's the plural of cortex?

Cortices

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How can the brain be divided into four main regions?

Telencephalon (cerebrum)

Diencephalon (interbrain)

Mesencephalon (midbrain)

Rhombencephalon (hindbrain)

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central nervous system

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brain

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spinal cord
 (medulla spinalis)

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brain stem

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Cerebrum (Telencephalon)

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Cerebral Cortex

Basal Ganlia

Limbic System

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Forebrain (Prosencephalon)

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Hindbrain (Rhombencephalon)

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Metencephalon (Pons, Cerebellum)

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Myelencephalon (Medulla Oblongata)

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interbrain (diencephalon)

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Thalamus, Hypothalamus, Subthalamus, Epithalamus

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Midbrain (Mesencephalon)

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Tegmentum, Pretectum, Tectum

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The superios colliculus, latin for upper hill, is also known as?

(and where is it?)


the optic tectum or simply tectum

(in the midbrain (mesencephalon))

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To which pathway is the inferior colliculus connected and where is it?


To the auditory pathway and it is part of the midbrain.