Lecture 12: Diencephalon, Epithalamus, Thalamus, SubThalamus & Hypothalamus Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in Lecture 12: Diencephalon, Epithalamus, Thalamus, SubThalamus & Hypothalamus Deck (11)
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1

Location of the Diencephalon

The cephalic flexure

2

Structures on the Inferior surface of the diencephalon

Infundibular stalk & Mammillary bodies

3

What makes up the superior border in the diencephalon

lateral ventricle & subarachnoid space of transverse cerebral fissure

4

What makes up the medial border of the diencephalon

The 3rd ventricle

5

What makes up the lateral border of the diencephalon

internal capsule

6

Where is the Dorsal Thalmus in respect to the internal capsule and in respect to the brain in general

medial to the internal capsule & in the posterior half of the brain

7

What makes up the cuadal border in the diencephalon

Posterior commissure

8

What makes up the rostral border of the diencephalon

anterior commissure & optic chiasm

9

What major gland is in the epithalamus

pineal gland

10

What kind of gland is the pineal gland

Endocrine gland

11

What is the pineal gland involved in

Seasonal cycles
circadian rhythm-secretes melatonin