Lab 3 Outline - Melissa Murano Lab 3 outline; Sec.R3...

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Melissa Murano Lab 3 outline; Sec.R3 February 12, 2008 I. Gross Anatomy of the CNS: Central Nervous system a. Gross or macroscopic anatomy is the study of organs, parts, and structures of a specimen that are visible to the naked eye. b. Use the preserved sheep brain and compare to figures 1,2, and 3 to identify major parts i. Obtain a dissecting pan with two brains and a spinal cord ii. For whole brain: lateral (side) and ventral (belly side); For half brain: mid-sagittal (along midline) 1. Cerebrum is the most anterior and the hindbrain, cerebellum, medulla oblongata and the pons are on posterior side iii. Turn whole brain onto dorsal side: view optic nerves iv. Use sagittalled section to locate the structures located with the whole brain; you can see the corpus callosum which connects the two sides of the brain, posterior end of the C.C. is the thalamus, anterior to the thalamus is the hypothalamus c. Use the human brain models to find structures located in sheep brain i. Two differences: angle at which the spinal cord enters; humans have larger cerebrum
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2008 for the course CHEM 161, 101 taught by Professor Hansell during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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Lab 3 Outline - Melissa Murano Lab 3 outline; Sec.R3...

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