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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Post by mangothecat » September 27th, 2016, 9:46 pm

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mangothecat wrote:1. What are the pontine nuclei?
2. Which cranial nerve pairs issue from the pontine nuclei?
1. The pontine nuclei are neurons lying in the basilar pons. It receives input from the corticopontine fibers of the primary motor cortex, and outputs into the contralateral cerebellum through the middle cerebellar peduncle.
2. CN5, CN6, CN7, CN8.
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Post by bhavjain » September 28th, 2016, 12:52 pm

What is the function of the ventricles?
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Post by rgandhi2002 » October 11th, 2016, 8:32 pm

bhavjain wrote:What is the function of the ventricles?
I'm assuming ventricles of the heart?
The ventricle is one of two large chambers of the heart that collect and expel blood received from an atrium towards the peripheral beds within the body and lungs.
Let me know if that is what you were asking. Sorry!
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Post by bhavjain » October 11th, 2016, 9:42 pm

rgandhi2002 wrote:
bhavjain wrote:What is the function of the ventricles?
I'm assuming ventricles of the heart?
The ventricle is one of two large chambers of the heart that collect and expel blood received from an atrium towards the peripheral beds within the body and lungs.
Let me know if that is what you were asking. Sorry!
Sorry, I mean ventricles of the brain. (Cardiovascular System isn't a topic this year :D, but nervous system is).
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Post by rgandhi2002 » October 12th, 2016, 7:51 am

bhavjain wrote:
rgandhi2002 wrote:
bhavjain wrote:What is the function of the ventricles?
I'm assuming ventricles of the heart?
The ventricle is one of two large chambers of the heart that collect and expel blood received from an atrium towards the peripheral beds within the body and lungs.
Let me know if that is what you were asking. Sorry!
Sorry, I mean ventricles of the brain. (Cardiovascular System isn't a topic this year :D, but nervous system is).
Yeah that's what I realized.
The region choroid plexus in each ventricle has ependymal cells involved in the production of cerebrospinal fluid.
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Post by bhavjain » October 12th, 2016, 12:07 pm

rgandhi2002 wrote:
bhavjain wrote:
rgandhi2002 wrote: I'm assuming ventricles of the heart?
The ventricle is one of two large chambers of the heart that collect and expel blood received from an atrium towards the peripheral beds within the body and lungs.
Let me know if that is what you were asking. Sorry!
Sorry, I mean ventricles of the brain. (Cardiovascular System isn't a topic this year :D, but nervous system is).
Yeah that's what I realized.
The region choroid plexus in each ventricle has ependymal cells involved in the production of cerebrospinal fluid.
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Post by rgandhi2002 » October 12th, 2016, 6:11 pm

What is the function of the optic chiasm?
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Post by bhavjain » October 13th, 2016, 8:03 pm

rgandhi2002 wrote:What is the function of the optic chiasm?
The optic chiasm is where the fibers of the optic nerve partially decussate, specifically the medial fibers of each retina. This allows the left hemisphere of the brain to control the right part of both eyes, and the right hemisphere to control the left part of both eyes. This aids in binocular vision.
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Post by rgandhi2002 » October 13th, 2016, 8:51 pm

bhavjain wrote:
rgandhi2002 wrote:What is the function of the optic chiasm?
The optic chiasm is where the fibers of the optic nerve partially decussate, specifically the medial fibers of each retina. This allows the left hemisphere of the brain to control the right part of both eyes, and the right hemisphere to control the left part of both eyes. This aids in binocular vision.
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Re: Anatomy & Physiology B/C

Post by bhavjain » October 19th, 2016, 8:26 pm

Differentiate between anterograde and retrograde amnesia.
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