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4.4: Post-Lab 4 Questions

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  • (3 points)

    Last Name: _______________________ First Name: _______________________

    1. Which of the following structures are not part of the brainstem? (Circle the appropriate response(s)) (0.5 points)
      • Cerebral hemisphere
      • Cerebellum
      • Pons
      • Medulla oblongata
      • Midbrain
      • Diencephalon

    1. What are the three primary parts of the diencephalon? (0.5 points)

    1. Identify the meningeal (or associated) structures described below: (1 point)
      1. Outermost meninx that covers the brain and is composed of tough, fibrous connective tissue
      2. Location of CSF production
      3. Innermost meninx that covers the brain
      4. Structures instrumental in returning cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) to the venous blood in the dural venous sinuses
      5. A dural fold separating the cerebrum from the cerebellum

    1. Provide the name and number of the cranial nerves involved in each of the following activities, sensations or disorders. (1 point)
      1. ____________________ Rotating the head
      2. ____________________ Smelling coffee
      3. ____________________ Elevating the eyelids; pupillary constriction
      4. ____________________ Slowing the heart; swallowing
      5. ____________________ Involved in Bell’s palsy (facial paralysis); crying
      6. ____________________ Chewing food; feeling a toothache
      7. ____________________ Listening to music; seasickness
      8. ____________________ Secretion of saliva; tasting well-seasoned food
      9. ____________________ Involved in “rolling” the eyes (three nerves; provide numbers only)
      10. ____________________ Swallowing; speaking (motor only)
      11. ____________________ Seeing the PowerPoint during lecture