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meninges
system of membranes covering the brain and spinal cord
dura matter, arachnoid, pia matter
cerebrum
the brain composed of the left and right cerebral hemispheres
cerebellum
involved in the coordination of voluntary motor movement, balance and equilibrium and muscle tone
thalmus
It is involved in sensory perception and regulation of motor functions.
hypothalamus
regulates body temperature
pons
The pons serves as a communications and coordination center between the two hemispheres of the brain.
medulla oblongata
a portion of the hindbrain that controls autonomic functions such as breathing, digestion and heart rate.
corpus callosum
It connects the left and right hemispheres of the brain, and is responsible for most of the communication between the two
lateral ventricles of the brain
* Protects the Brain From Trauma
* Provides Pathway for the Circulation of Cerebrospinal Fluid
where are red blood cells produced?
in the red bone marrow through eyrythropoiesis
hemoglobin
binds oxygen to carry oxygen in the blood to the body and take carbon dioxide away
erythrocytes
red blood cell
leukocytes
white blood cell
systemic
circulation that supplies blood to all the body except to the lungs
pulmonary
circulation of blood between the heart and the lungs