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15 Cards in this Set

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How many ventricles does the Brain have? What type?
-2 lateral ventricles, and a 3rd and 4th ventricle
What form the brain stem?
- Medulla oblongata, pons and midbrain.
What is the cerebrum associated with? (ventricles...)
-2 lateral ventricles, diencephalon with 3rd and brainstem with 4th
where do voluntary commands begin?
- in motor area
what takes up a large proportion of primary motor area?
- our hands
where do sensory info from skin and skeletal muscles arrive?
-primary somatosensory area
what is taste area in?
-parietal lobe
what has Broca's area for ability to speak?
-Left frontal lobe
what area recieves info from eyes?
-visual area in occipital lobe.
what area recieces info from ears?
-auditory area in temporal lobe
what does the General interpretation area do?
-recieves info from sensory areas, allows for immediate response
what does the Prefrontal area in frontal lobe do?
-recieves input from other areas and resons and plans.
what do the vital centers in the medulla oblongata do?
-regulates heartbeat, breathing and vasoconstriction
what do the reflex centers in medulla oblongata control?
-vomiting, coughing, sneezing, hiccuping, swallowing
what type of 'tracts' does the M.O. have, what do they do?
-Nerve tracts
-ascend or descend betw/ spinal cord and brain's higher centers