ch14 - Chapter 14 Chapter Objectives INTRODUCTION 1. Give...

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Chapter 14 Chapter Objectives INTRODUCTION 1. Give an overview of the capacity of the brain as it determines the activities of one’s life. BRAIN ORGANIZATION, PROTECTION AND BLOOD SUPPLY 2. Describe the basic trends of development of the brain. Major Parts of the Brain 3. Introduce the principle parts of the brain in terms of their relative positions and connections. Protective Coverings of the Brain 4. Identify the three layers of the meninges and their extensions that surround the brain and spinal cord. Blood Flow and the Blood-Brain Barrier 5. Describe the blood supply to the brain and the concept of the blood-brain barrier and the effect of their compromise. 6. Discuss how the blood-brain barrier can be breached. CEREBROSPINAL FLUID 7. List the functions the CSF performs to protect the central nervous system. Formation of Cerebrospinal Fluid 8. Explain the formation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles Circulation of Cerebrospinal Fluid 9. Discuss the circulation of CSF through the ventricles, spaces, and associated structures along the fluid’s path back to the blood.
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10. Describe the physical and physiological manifestations that occur when a channel of the ventricles becomes obstructed (Hydrocephalus) THE BRAIN STEM Medulla Oblongata 11. Describe the position and identify of tracts, peduncles, cranial nerves, and nuclei of the medulla oblongata, and then discuss their connections and functions within the medulla and with other systems of the body. 12. Identify the vital reflex centers of the medulla oblongata and their functions.
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