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Site of regulation of body temperature and water

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Site of regulation of body temperature and water balance, most important autonomic center ofbrain. ____________________________________hypothalamusb.Located in the midbrain; contains reflex centers for vision and hearing. Corporaquadrigemina____________________c.Coordinates complex muscle movementscerebellum__________________________________________d.Contains autonomic centers regulating heart rate, respiration, and other visceral activities-________________________________medulla oblongatae.Large fiber tract connecting the cerebral hemispheres- corpuscallosum__________________________________f.Part of the endocrine system- hypothalamus, pineal gland, pituitarygland_________________________________________g.Canal that connects the third and fourth ventricles- cerebralaqueduct__________________________________h.The intermediate mass is part of it- thalamus____________________________________
3.Explain why trauma to the base of the brain is often much more dangerous than trauma to thefrontal lobes? (Hint – think about the relative function of the cerebral hemispheres and the brainstem structures)--- frontal lobes = movement, memory, language, problem-solving (not vital tolife). brain stem = [pons and] medulla oblongata which controls autonomic centers involved inthe control of heart rate, respiratory rhythm and blood pressure as well as involuntary centers

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