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Flashcards in Brain Nuclei Deck (15):
1

Thalamus nucleus for olfaction?

Medial dorsal nucleus (MDN)

From amygdala - no direct input

2

Thalamus nucleus for vision?

Lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN)

3

Thalamus nucleus for audition?

Medial geniculate nucleus (MGN)

4

Thalamus nucleus for taste?

Ventral posteromedial nucleus (VPM)

5

Thalamus nucleus for vestibular sense?

Ventral posterior nucleus (VPN)

From medulla - no direct input

6

Thalamus nucleus for declarative memory?

Anterior nucleus

7

Out of the 5 senses, which do no send DIRECT input to the thalamus?

1. Olfaction
2. Vestibular sense

8

Medulla nucleus for audition?

Ventral cochlear

9

Medulla nucleus from otolith organs?

Lateral vestibular nucleus

10

Medulla nucleus from semicircular canals?

Medial vestibular nucleus

11

Purpose of transverse temporal lobe?

Auditory cortex

12

Hypothalamus nucleus for vision?

Suprachiasmic nucleus

13

Where is the striate cortex located?

Occipital lobe (area 17)

14

What is the calcarine fissure?

Located on the medial surface of the occipital lobe and divides the visual cortex into two

15

Where is the extrastriate cortex?

Occipital lobe