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Unformatted text preview: & thirst, regulation of sleep-wake cycles, control of endocrine system function- epithalamus: dorsal area of diencephalon, forms roof of third ventricle o pineal gland: secretes hormone melatonin helps in regulation of sleep-wake cycle o choroid plexus: secretes CSF Brain Stem:- midbrain: between diencephalon & pons o cerebral peduncles: connect midbrain to cerebrum o cerebellar peduncles: connect midbrain to cerebellum o cerebral aqueduct: connects third & fourth ventricles o corpora quadrigemina: midbrain nuclei superior colliculi: visual reflex centers inferior colliculi: auditory relay o substantia nigra: pigmented nucleus; contains melanin, a precursor of the neurotransmitter dopamine o red nucleus: pigmented nucleus; rich blood supply & iron pigment; motor relay for limb flexion- pons: between midbrain & medulla oblongata Page4...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10