The central nervous system develops from this germ layer.
During embryonic development of the brain, five secondary brain vesicles are generated from the three primary vesicles.
Choose the primary brain vesicles.
During embryonic development of the brain, five secondary brain vesicles are generated as local expansion of the neural tube.
Choose the secondary brain vesicles.
Match the five brain vesicles with the adult brain structures they develop into.
All Answer Choices
C. Pons and cerebellum
D. Medulla oblongata
E. Brain stem
G. Spinal cord
The development of the neural tube, neurulation, is a complex multistep process.
Place steps of neurulation in correct order.
Formation of the neural plate
Differentiation of the ectoderm into the neuroectoderm
Formation of the neural tube
Fusion of neural folds
Formation of the neural folds and neural groove
There are 6 main regions of the brain. Choose them from the choices below.
Spina bifida can involve the formation of a meningocele. It means that __________.
the neural structures and the coverings of the spinal cord are intact
the spinal cord and the spinal nerves protrude into a saclike structure
the meninges protrude through the dorsal spine in a saclike structure
Diencephalon includes these parts of the brain:
Several important centers are located in the medulla oblongata.
Choose all 7 that apply. Center for coughing, Center for hiccupping………….
Center for coughing
Center for hiccupping
Center for vomiting
Center for sneezing
Center for regulation of temperature
Center for swallowing
These are main functions of the telencephalon EXCEPT:
Provide us with the conscious mind
Control voluntary movements of skeletal muscles
Allow for perception of seeing, hearing, taste, smell and spatial discrimination
House the cardiovascular and respiratory centers