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Unformatted text preview: Oval structure above the midbrain and constitutes major part of the diencephalon Principal relay (synapse) stations for almost all sensory signals from spinal cord, brain stem, and cerebellum to cerebral cortex Relays motor impulses from cerebral cortex to spinal cord Hypothalamus: Small portion of the diencephalon located below the thalamus Head ganglion: of the autonomic nervous system: controls and integrates the ANS Regulates pituitary gland...
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- Spring '11