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3 Membrans that surround and protect the brain and spinal cord ?
Meninges
Tough layer of the mininges firmly attached to the interior of the skull?
Dura matter
Inner and most delicate layer of the miniges?
Pia mater
Middle layer of the mininges ?
Arachnoid membrane
Fluid surrounding the brain and spinal fluid ?
Cerebrospinal fluid
Divides the cerebrum into the right and left hemisphere?
Falx cerebri
Largest part of the brain ?
Cerebrum
Portion of the brain located dorsally to the pons and medulla oblongota?
Cerebellum
Part of the brain connecte=ing the cerebral hemispheres with the spinal cord?
Brainstem
Portion of the brain connecting the pons and cerebellum with the cerebral hemispheres ?
Midbrain
Portion of the brain that controls certain metabolic activities ? ( body temp )
Hypothalamus
Switching station between the pons and the cerebrum ?
Thalamus
A series of nervous tissue keeping the human body in a state of conscious, ?
RAS
Lower portion of the brainstem containing the respiratory , cardiac and vassomotor centers?
Medulla Oblongata
Process of tissue responsible for the communication interchange between the cerebellum and the cerebrum ,midbrain and the spinal cord?
PONS
The pressure moving blood through the brain ?
Cerebral perfusion pressure
Process that controls blood flow to the brain ?
Autoregulatin
The cheekbone ?
Zygoma
Bone of the upper jaw?
Maxilla
The jawbone?
Mandible
Outer vissible portion of the ear?
Pinna
The three rings of the inner ear ?
Semicircular canals
Clear watery fluid filling the posterior of the chamber of the eye ?
Vitreous humor
Light and color sensing tissue ?
Retina
Clear fluid filling the anterior chamber of the eye ?
Aqueous humor
Pigmented portion of the eye?
iris
Dark openning in the center of the iris ?
Pupil
White of the eye ?
Sclera
Thin layer covering the pupil ?
Cornea
mucous membrane that lines the eyelids?
Conjunctiva
Liquid that lubricates the eyes?
Lacrimal fluid