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What 3 regions is the brain composed of?
Mesencephalon
POns
Medulla oblingota
What is the rostral (superior) portion of the brainstem?
Mesencephalon
Where is the mesencephalon located?
Between the diencephalon and the pons
What is the mesencephalon concerned with?
Visual and auditory reflexes
Control of posture and movement/balance
What is the bulging region on the anterior part of the brainstem that forms from part of the metencephalon?
The pons
What part of the brain is concerned with visual and auditory reflexes and control of posture and movement?
Mesencephalon
What acts to relay impulses?
The pons
What is the primary respiratory center of the brain?
The pons
How does the pons help regulate breathing?
By influencing and modifying the respiratory center in the medulla oblongata