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Forebrain is composed of what 2 structures?

Cerebral cortex and limbo system

2

Proencephalon belongs to what structure

Forebrain

3

Proencephalon develops into what

Telencephalon and diencephalon

4

Telencephalon is also known as what

Cerebrum - left and right hemispheres “seat of consciousness”

5

Diancephalon contains the

Hypothalamus
Thalamus
Subthalamus
Epithalamus

6

Mesencephalon develops into the

Corpora quadrigemina
Tegmentum
Cerebral peduncles

7

Metencephalon develops into the

Pond and cerebellum

8

Hindbrain contains the

Pons
Medulla
Cerebellum (“unconscious brain”)

9

The developing spinal cord named...

Myelencephalon

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Hindbrain is comprised of

Metencephalon
Myelencephelon

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Midbrain comprised of

Metencephalon

12

Forebrain comprised of

Telencephalon
Diencephalon

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Cerebrum (telencephalon) comprised of

Gray matter; cerebrum and basal ganglia

14

thickness of the gray matter in the cerebral cortex

1-4mm

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gray matter is comprised of what

cell bodies and dendrites

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protrustions

gyri

17

small indentations

sulci

18

big indentations

fissure

19

left and right hemispheres are connected by

corpus callosum (white matter)

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left and right hemispheres seperated by

longitudinal fissure

21

large area of myelinated fibers communicating the senosry and motor information from the cerebrum and other areas like one hemisphere to another

corpus collossum

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what is the largest white matter structure in the human brain

corpus collossum; 200-250 million axons

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crease that seperates the right and left hemispheres

longitudinal fissure

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right hemisphere is associated with what

creativity

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left hemisphere is associated with what

logic and reasoning

26

where is the site of most of the somatic adn vegative functions

telencephalon

27

cerebral hemispheres have four main regions, what are they

frontal
parietal
occipital
temporal

28

what structure is crucial to functions with singlesided task neurons

corpos callosum

29

what are the common side effects of post corpus callosotomy?

initial aphasia and paralysis

30

waht portion is associatd with higher cognitive functions, goal oriented behavior, short term memory recall, memory storage and elaboration of thoughts, and inhibition from limbic area

prefrontal lobe