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1

which cranial nerves emerge from the pontomedullary junction?

CN6, CN7, CN8

2

which of the cranial nerves that emerge from the pontomedullary junction has the longest intracranial course?

CN7

3

what is the function of the pyramids?

voluntary control of musculature of body and face

4

what is the function of the olive?

superior nucleus: perception of sound
inferior nucleus: cerebella motor learning & function

5

what is the name given to the midline structure connecting the two cerebellar hemispheres?

vermis

6

is the flocculonodular lobe on the inferior or superior side of the cerebellum?

inferior

7

what is the name of the ventricle which lies immediately anterior to the cerebellum and immediately superior to the medulla?

4th ventricle

8

what is the name given to the large fissure separating the two cerebral hemispheres?

median longitudinal fissure

9

what type of fibres are most likely to be carried in the corpus callosum?

commissural fibres

10

where is the primary motor cortex situated?

pre central gyrus (dorsal part of frontal lobe)

11

where is the primary sensory cortex situated?

post central gyrus (lateral parietal)

12

where is the primary visual cortex situated?

occipital lobe (in/around calcarine fissure)

13

where is the primary auditory cortex situated?

temporal lobe (superior gyrus)

14

which cranial nerve emerges from just above the superior cerebellar artery?

trochlear