Describe the ventricles of the brain

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Describe the ventricles of the brain. Continuous with each other and with the central canal of the spinal cord. Filled with CSF and lined by ependymal cells. Paired lateral ventricles (C-shaped) located deep within each cerebral hemisphere. Lateral ventricles connect with the narrow third ventricle in the diencephalon. Third ventricle is continuous with the fourth ventricle which is continuous with the central canal of the spinal cord. Three openings connect the ventricles with the subarachnoid space (a fluid filled space surrounding the brain) Define gyri, sulci, and fissures. Cerebral Hemispheres: Nearly the entire surface is marked by elevated ridges called gyri (gyrus, singular) which are separated by grooves called sulci (sulcus, singular). The deepest of the grooves are called fissures. Median longitudinal fissure separates the hemispheres, and the transverse fissure separates the hemispheres from the cerebellum. . Describe the functional areas of the cerebral cortex. Three basic regions to each hemisphere: Outer cerebral cortex of gray matter, Internal
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