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Whats the purpose of the longitudinal cerebral fissure?
Seperates the brian into righ and left hemispheres.
Where is the transverese fissure?
Its the deep cleft that seperates the cerebrum from the cerebellum.
What are sulcis?
The shawllow grooves between the folds.
What are Gyri?
The small folds on the cerebrum.
Where is the lateral cerebral sulcus?
Seperates the frontal lobe form the temporal lobe.
What occurs in the occipital lobes?
All visual processing occurs here.
What ocuurs in the temporal lobes?
Any ear and nose stuff occurs here.
What occurs in the parietal lobe?
Sensory understanding occurs here - Understanding speech.
What is the function of the cerebellum?
Its function is to regualte posture and balance. and to evaluate how wells movements initiated in the cerebrum are actually being carried out.
What is the function of the Pons?
1. Helps to control the breathing rate.
2. aka the bridge, it connects the parts of the brain with one another.
What is the function of the medulla oblongata?
It holds all the sensory ascending and motor descending tracts.
What is the bulge in the medulla oblongata?
The ducassation of the pyramids.
What does the ducassation do?
It explains why each side of the brain controls the opposite side of the body.
What are 3 functions of the medulla?
Cardiovascular center - Reg. force of heartbeat.
Medullar Rhythym Center - basic breathing.
Refelxes for coughing, swallowing vomting are here.
What does the Pit. Galnd do?
Regulates pituaitary hormones.