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What are the three major landmarks of the brain?

Cerebrum
Cerebellum
Brainstem

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83% of the brain's volume and consists of two half globes called cerebral hemispheres

Cerebrum

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Name four parts of the cerebrum

Gyri
Sulci
Longitudinal fissure
Corpus callosum

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What are the thick folds of the cerebrum called?

Gyri

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What are the shallow grooves of the cerebrum called?

Sulci

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What is the deep groove that separates the right and left hemispheres of the cerebrum called?

Longitudinal fissure

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What is the thick bundle of nerves fibers that connect the two hemispheres of the cerebrum called?

Corpus callosum

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This occupies posterior cranial fossa inferior to the cerebrum

Cerebellum

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The deep grooves that separates the cerebrum from the cerebellum, it's called?

Transverse cerebral Fissure

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What is left of the brain?

The brainstem

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Surface layer over the cerebrum and cerebellum is called?

Cortex

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The deeper masses of gray matter surrounded by white matter called?

Nuclei

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Bundles of axons which connect the parts of the brain and connect to the spinal cord or called?

Tracts

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During what week of embryonic development does the neural plate which gives rise to neurons and glial cells sink and form A neural groove with raised neural folds?

The third week

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By what week of embryonic development does the neural folds fuse creating a hollow neural Tube which exhibits three dialations?

The fourth week

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The three dialations will subdivide by what week of embryonic development?

The fifth week

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What protects the brain and provides a framework for its arteries and veins?

The meninges

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The spaces between the Dura matter layers that collect blood are called?

Dural sinuses

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Dura fold that extends into the longitudinal fissure is called?

Falx cerebri

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Dura fold that separates the cerebellum and cerebrum is called?

Tentorium cerebella

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Duro fold that separates the right and left halves of the cerebellum?

Falx cerebella

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What are the internal chambers in the brain called?

Ventricles

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What is the clear colorless liquid that fills the ventricles etc. and bathes the external surface of the brain called?

Cerebrospinal fluid

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Cerebrospinal fluid is produced from__________ ____________ filtered through the choroid plexus, then modified by
_________ __________.

Blood plasma
Ependymal cells

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CSF flows from choroid plexus in the lateral ventricle > through _____________ ____________ >____ ventricle >
_____________ _____________ to fourth ventricle > through apertures >_______________ ______________ > arachnoid granulations > dural _________ _________

Intraventricular foramina
Third
Cerebral aqueduct
Subarachnoid space
Venous sinuses

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What are the purposes of the cerebrospinal fluid?

Buoyancy, protection and chemical stability

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Blood supply must be constant because _________ have a high demand for _____, thus a high demand for glucose and ______.

Neurons
ATP
O2

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Blood is a source of _____________ ____________ and other harmful agents.

Bacterial toxins

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What does the brain barrier system regulate?

What can enter the tissue fluid of the brain

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All nerve fibers connecting the brain to the spinal cord pass through the what?

Medulla