The Brain - The Brain Threecavities,...

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The Brain Three cavities, called the primary brain  vesicles, form during the early  embryonic development of the brain.  These are  the  forebrain  (prosencephalon),  the  midbrain (mesencephalon), and  the  hindbrain  (rhombencephalon). During subsequent development, the  three primary brain vesicles develop  into five secondary brain vesicles. The  names of these vesicles and the major  adult structures that develop from the  vesicles follow (see Table 1):
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The telencephalon generates  the cerebrum (which contains the  cerebral cortex, white matter, and  basal ganglia). The diencephalon generates  the thalamus, hypothalamus, and  pineal gland. The mesencephalon  generates the midbrain portion of  the brainstem. The metencephalon generates  the pons portion of the brainstem  and the cerebellum.
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The myelencephalon  generates the medulla oblongata  portion of the brainstem. The cerebrum consists of two 
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