The Central Nervous System notes
1.  Sketch the brain and label the following:  cerebellum, cerebral cortex, dienchephalon, frontal lobe, longitudinal fissure, medulla oblongata (aka “brain stem”), occipital lobe, pons, parietal lobe, temporal lobe.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2.  List the functions of the following:

cerebellum-

cerebral cortex-

dienchephalon-

frontal lobe-

longitudinal fissure-

medulla oblongata (aka “brain stem”)-

occipital lobe-

pons-

parietal lobe-

temporal lobe-
 

3.  What are the main (gross) functions of the cerebral cortex?

Left side:
 

Right side:
 

4.  What are the three meninges and their functions?
 
 
 
 

5.  What is the blood-brain barrier and what is its purpose?
 
 
 
 
 

6.  Define the following and give a specific site of injury that could result in each:

paraplegia-
 

quadraplegia-
 

hemiplegia-
 

7.  What are the respective functions of gray matter and white matter?
 
 
 
 


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