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7 Cards in this Set

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Substantia nigra
dorsal surface of midbrain below inferior colliculus of tectum
From skull> superior orbital fissure
inferior closed medulla contains Rhomboid Fossa
cochlear nerve > dorsal & ventralcochlear nerve nuclei in medulla pontine > lateral commisure > inferior colliculus > medial geniculate body > transverse gyrus of temporal lobe
Facial vii
vestibulocochlear viii
facial/vestibular: between pons and olive of medulla oblongata

exit skull: internal acoustic meatus

also for facial: facial canal and stylomastoid foramen
-patway of the limbic system
-located below the corpus striatum
-connects mamillary bodies with hippicampus (limbic lobe)
Audio pathway
-median sulcus
-hypoglossal trigone
-vagal trigone
-area postrema
ventral spinocerebella tracts
1st order
-dorsal root ganglion, terminates in the dorsal nucleus of clarke
2nd order
-dorsal nucleus of clark
does not decaussate in spinal cord, runs in lateral funicle to the brainstem > enters cerebellum via inferior cerebellar peduncle vermis

terminates in the cerebellum
spinoreticulothalamic tract
-part of descending reticular system (motor)
regulates basic autonomic and vital functions
-belongs to the extrapyramidal motorsystem
-receives info from cerebral cortex and cerebellum
-give rise to rubrobulbar+rubrospinal tract