9 Brain gross anatomy - Brain Anterior

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Brain-1 Brain Anterior Posterior Inferior view http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Li5nMsXg1Lk
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Brain-2 Brain: Gross Anatomy Brain Part of CNS contained in cranial cavity Brainstem : connects spinal cord to brain; integration of reflexes necessary for survival Cerebellum : involved in control of locomotion, balance, posture Diencephalon : thalamus, subthalamus, epithalamus, hypothalamus Cerebrum : conscious thought, control
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Brain-3 Sagittal Section of Brain Cerebrum Cerebellum Thalamus Hypothalamus Midbrain Pons Medulla Oblongata Brainstem Diencephalon
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Brain-4 Brainstem Pyramid (a) Anterior view (b) Posterolateral view Midbrain Midbrain Pons Brainstem Olive Superior colliculus Inferior colliculus Olive Pons Brainstem Superior cerebellar peduncle Middle cerebellar peduncle Inferior cerebellar peduncle Medulla oblongata Medulla oblongata Pyramidal decussation
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Brain-5 Brainstem Medulla Oblongata transmits ascending and descending impulses between the brain and spinal cord pyramids – nerve tracts – conscious control of skeletal muscle center for vital reflexes – heart rate, BP, respiration, swallowing, coughing, sneezing olives - nuclei involved in balance, coordination, modulation of sound nuclei of cranial nerves V, IX, X, XI, XII
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Brain-6 Brainstem
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9 Brain gross anatomy - Brain Anterior

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