The brain 14 cards

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1

what is the cerebellum?

coordinates the bodies movements and balances the actions of muscles so that the body can move gracefully and eficinately.

2

what is the brainstem (mid-brain)?

connects the brain to the spinal cord

3

what is the brainstem (pon)?

regulates the flow of information between the brain and the rest of the body

4

what is the brainstem (medulla oblonagata)?

reulates the flow of information between the brain and the rest of the body.

5

brain stem?

controls the blood pressure, heart rate, breathing, and swallowing.

6

cerebral cortex?

well developed outer layer

7

temporal lobes?

The lowest of the major subdivisions of the cortical mantle of the brain, containing the sensory center for hearing and forming the rear two thirds of the ventral surface of the cerebral hemisphere.

8

frontal lobes?

responsible for the control of skilled motor activity, including speech. Mood and the ability to think are also controlled by the frontal lobe.

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occipital lobes?

having the shape of a three-sided pyramid and containing the visual center of the brain

10

cerebrum?

responcible for all voluntary activites of the body.

11

pituitary glanad?

produces hormones tht regulate many of the other endocrine glands.

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hypothalamus gland?

makes hormones that control the pituitary gland. in addition, it makes hormones that are stored in the pituary gland.

13

neurons?

messages carried out by the nervous system are electrical signals. theyre classified into 3 types according to the direction in which an impulse travels.

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interesting fact about brain-

the brain helps to relay messages. process information, and analyze information.