Parts of Brain.txt

  1. Forebrain
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    Rostal part, includes the Telencephalon and Diencephalon
  2. Telencephalon
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    Most of the cerebrum and contains the cerebral cortex, Limbic system, and the Basal Ganglia
  4. Sulci
    small grooves in the brain
  5. Fissures
    Large Grooves
  6. Gyri
    the space inbetween adjacent fissures or sulci
  7. Limbic System
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    • inside the cerebral cortex and includes amygdala, hippocampus, hypothalamus, limbic cortex
  8. Basal Ganglia
    involved in the control of movement

    people with parkinsons disease have a degenerating BG
  9. Diencephalon
    includes the Thalamus and the Hypothalamus
  10. Thalamus
    has projection fibers that recieve and send sensory info to different areas of the cerebral cortex. pretty much the relay center
  11. Hypothalamus
    • Controls the ANS, the Endocrine system, and the 4 F's
    • Fighting, Feeding, Fleeing, Fucking
  12. Anterior pituitary gland
    Master gland. control the secretion of hormones in the body
  13. Posterior Pituitary Gland
    Controls secretions of the hypothalamus thus the Anterior Pituitary Gland is dependent on this gland
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Parts of Brain.txt