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choroid plexus

vascular element in ventricles that produces CSF

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flow of CSF through ventricles

flows through lateral ventricle, through the foramen of monro to the 3rd ventricle, through the cerebral aqueduct and into the fourth ventricle. There the CSF exits the fourth ventricle through two lateral foramina of Luschka and the single medial foramen of Magendie.

pg 426 in FA

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telencephalon

embryonic structure from which the mature cerebellum develops

4

diencephalon

becomes the 3rd ventricle.

-epithalamus
-thalamus
-subthalamus
-hypothalamus

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Components of the brain steam

1. midbrain
2. pons
3. medulla

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What are the three layers of the meninges

Three layers of connective tissue
1. dura
2. arachnoid
3. pia mater

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Dura

composed to two layers
1. (outer) Periosteal dura
2. Meningeal dura

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Falx cerebri

separates the cerebral hemispheres

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tentorium cerebelli

separates the cerebrum from cerebellum

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tentorial notch

opening in tentorium cerebella that the brain stem passes through