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1

The largest part of the brain is the ____ and the second largest is the _____

cerebrum, cerebellum

2

the folds of the brain are called __ and the depressions between them are called ___

gyri, sulci

3

The ___ eventually forms the cerebrum

telencephalon

4

the ___ eventually forms the thalamus, hypothalamus and epithalamus

diencephalon

5

the __ forms the section of brain stem between the diencephalon and the pons

mesencephalon

6

the ___ forms the pons and cerebellum

metencephalon

7

the ___ forms the medulla oblongata

myelencephalon

8

The "gray matter" is the ___ ___ which has ____ axons

cerebral cortex, unmyelinated

9

The "white matter" is the ___ ___ and contains ____ axons

cerebral medulla, myelinated

10

within the subarachnoid space, cerebral arteries and veins are supported by ___ ___ and surrounded by ___

arachnoid trabeculae, CSF

11

the ___ layer is the most superficial

periosteal

12

the meningeal layer is usually fused to the ___ layer except in specific areas where they separate to form large, ___ filled spaces called ___ ____ ____

periosteal, blood, dural venous sinuses

13

Dural venous sinuses are large veins that drain blood form the brain and transport it back to the ___ ____ ___

internal jugular veins

14

the dura mater and the overlying bones of the skull may be separated by potential ____ ___

epidural space

15

___ ___ becomes real space as a result of trauma or disease

epidural space

16

_____ meningitis is usually more severe and is contagious

bacterial

17

the difference between epidural and subdural hematomas is epidural is a ruptured ____ and subdural is a ruptured ____

artery, vein

18

____ ____ ____ are flat partitions of the meninges that extend into the cranial cavity and separate specific parts of the brain

cranial dural septa