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B6C7A644A8F6403D95390A309558E68B - Chapter 14 The Brain...

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Chapter 14 The Brain
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Medulla Oblongata Regulates heartbeat and respirations Blood vessel diameter Decussation Reflexes: Swallowing Vomiting Coughing Sneezing Hiccuping
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The Pons Relays impulses Pneumotaxic area Apneustic area
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Reticular Activating System (RAS) Extends from the upper spinal cord up to the lower diencephalon. Helps maintain consciousness. Arouses the cerebral cortex to wake us up. Aids in muscle tone. Acts as a filter for extraneous sights and sounds.
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Midbrain Movements of the eyeballs Visual reflex Auditory reflex
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Thalamus Sensory relay system Interprets pain, temperature, light touch and pressure sensations. Some function in emotions and memory.
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Functions of the Hypothalamus Controls autonomic system – smooth muscles, cardiac muscle, glands. Visceral sensory impulses Controls pituitary Mind over body phenomena Feelings of rage and aggression Controls body temperature
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course PDBIO 220 taught by Professor Tomco during the Winter '09 term at BYU.

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B6C7A644A8F6403D95390A309558E68B - Chapter 14 The Brain...

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