Flashcards in Brain & Meninges Deck (27):
Name the two sides of the brain?
The Left and Right Hemisphere
What is the name of the portion of the brain that holds the two parts together?
What is the name given to the small brain, cauliflower brain?
What is the anme given to the large, main brain?
What is the name given to the ridges of the brain?
What is the name given to the depression of the brain?
What is the name of the 3 deep fissures?
What are the two main Gyrus and there function?
Pre Central Gyrus - Motor Cotex
Post Central Gyrus - Sensory Cortex
What is the Pinal Gland and where is it found?
Small endocrine Gland above the mid brain - aids in sleep pattern.
What are the 3 parts of the brain stem and there functions?
Mid Brain - Visual & Auditory processes & reflex
Pons - Relays info to Cerebellum, control sub-conscious movement
Medulla Oblongata - Control of Cardio, Resp and gastro systems
What is the name for the master gland in the body?
What are the two exact loactions for the areas of the brain that control the auditory and visual reflexs?
Superior and Inferior Colliculus
What is the left cerebral Hemisphere usually responsible for?
Language, speech and writing
What is the right Cerebral Hemisphere normally responsible for?
Singing, Playing muscial instument, 3D perception
What is the name of the 5 lobes of the brain?
Frontal, Parital, Occipital, Temporal and insula
What is the name given to the top layer of the cerebrun?
What and where is the Wernickes area?
It is responsible for understanding and is sensory. Found in the Temporal lobe near the lateral fissure
What and where is the Broca's area?
It is at the base of the Frontal lobe and is resposible for the Production of speech - Motor
What is the frontal lobe used for?
What is the temporal lobe used for?
Speech and Sound
What is the Parietal lobe used for?
Attention & Language
What is the cerebral Cortex
The outermost layer of the brain. The grey matter
Name the 3 regions of the Cerebellum?
Left and right Cerebellar Hemisphere
What is the function of the Cerebellar?
Co-ordination of movement
What disease is created by a defect of the Cerbral nuclei?
What area of the brain does the descending motor neurons pathways cross (decussate)?
In the medulla oblongata.