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The outermost and thickest meninges.

Dura mater

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4 infoldings of dura mater

Falx Cerebri
Tentorium Cerebella
Falx cerebella
Diaphragm sella

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the largest infoldings and separates cerebral hemisphere

Falx Cerebri

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Infoldings that separates Cerebellum and Occipital bone

Tentorium Cerebella

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It contains DURAL venous sinuses

Tentorium Cerebella

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What are the 3 dural venous sinuses?

Straight sinus
Transverse sinus
Superior petrosal sinus

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Infoldings that separates the Cerebellum and hemispheres

falx cerebella

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It covers the pituitary gland

Diaphragm sella

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BQ. Are right and left hemisphere symmetrical or asymmetrical?

Asymmetrical

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What hemisphere focuses more on art and music and which person is more creative?

Right hemisphere

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What hemisphere focuses more on science and math, good in reasoning and writing?

Left hemisphere

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Also known as the masters gland of endocrine system

pituitary gland

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Pituitary gland is connected to what part of the brain?

Hypothalamus

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Endocrine center if the brain

Hypothalamus

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Pituitary gland is derived from what brain vesicle?

Diencephalon

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Meninge that protects the Subarachnoid space

Arachnoid space

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Meninge that is closes to the brain

Pia mater

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What controls other endocrine gland?

Pituitary gland

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BQ. Main nutrients of the brain

Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)

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BQ. In between what Mininges the Subarachnoid space is found?

Arachnoid and Pia Matter

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Production site of CSF

Choroid plexus of the ventricles of brain

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What cell produces CSF?

Epindymal cells

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Location of CSF

Subarachnoid space

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What is the pathway of CSF?

Lateral ventricle >Foramen Monroe > Third ventricle > Aqueduct of SYLVIUS> Fourth ventricle > Foramen LUSCHKA (lateral) >Foramen Magendie (medial)

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What procedure that aspirates the CSF?

Spinal tap

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In doing spinal tap, tip of needle should be at what meninge?

Subarachnoid space

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Is the functional unit of Nervous system

Neurons

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Ventricle is for what?

production site

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Amount of neurons in the body

86B-100 billion

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The least cell that regenerates / incapable of mitosis

Neurons