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Quiz "Parts of the brain"

Parts of the brain

a small, grayish, cone-shaped, glandular outgrowth from the brain of all vertebrates that produces the hormone melatonin: in lower vertebrates, often visible as an external median eye

Parts of the brain

the stalklike part of the brain consisting of the medulla oblongata, the midbrain, and the pons Varolii

Parts of the brain

either of the two contiguous egg-shaped masses of grey matter at the base of the brain

Parts of the brain

the master endocrine gland, attached by a stalk to the base of the brain. Its two lobes (the adenohypophysis and neurohypophysis) secrete hormones affecting skeletal growth, development of the sex glands, and the functioning of the other endocrine glands

Parts of the brain

an area of cerebral cortex that forms a ridge in the floor of the lateral ventricle of the brain, which in cross section has the shape of a sea horse. It functions as part of the limbic system
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