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The _____ is derived from the rhombencephalon and gives rise to the pons and the cerebellum
the ____ zone forms the white matter of the spinal cord
failure of neuronal migration leads to?
Optic vesicles, cups, and stalks are derivatives of the _______.
the basal ganglia arises from the ______.
This flexure is located between the rhombencephalon and the spinal cord
which embryonic plate of the spinal cord gives rise to the dorsal horn of the spinal cord?
Cranial Nerve III arises from which embryonic portion of the brain?
which ventricle is associated with the myencephalon?
term describing unusally smalll gyri
What important molecule is needed to prevent NTDs?
the presence of a cerebral cortical cleft of brain tissue that extends from the ventricles to the cerebral cortical surface.
Is the sulcus limitans retained in the spinal cord or the brain?
which ventricle is associated with the diencephalon?
longitudinal groove that separates the alar and basal plates
what ventricle is associated with the telencephalon?
the mesencephalon is associated with what ventricular structure?
another anatomical term that means basal
The _____ is derived from the rhombencephalon and gives rise to the medulla oblongata
True or False: The neural tube gives rise to the brain and spinal cord
what signals the ectoderm to differentiate into neuroectoderm forming the neural plate?
Cranial Nerves 8-12 all arise from which secondary ventricle?
in which week is the CNS formed?
dilation of the ventricles due to an excess of CSF that may result from either a blockage of CSF circulation or, rarely, an overproduction of CSF (e.g., due to a choroid plexus pap
the notochord forms the ____ _____ of the intervertebral disc.
what gives rise to the midbrain?
Anencephaly result in a failure of what structure to close?
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term describing the primitive brain with no folds or grooves
Type of Lower Neural Tube Defect where the posterior neuropore fails to close
Cranial Nerve I is derived from the _____.
The neuroepithelial cells of the spinal cord migrate to the _______ zone forming the gray matter of the spinal
the neurohypophysis and the infundibulum of the pituitary arise from what?
This flexure is located between the procencephalon and the mesencephalon
The anterior opening of the neural tube closes to become the _____ ______.
the cerebral hemispheres arise from the _____.
term describing unusually large gyri
the anterior commissure, corpus callosum, and the hippocampal commissure arise from the _____.
This primary vesicle gives rise to the optic vesicles and also gives rise to the telencephalon and the diencephalon
Which family of genes is responsible for the differentiation of the neural tube?
what divides the thalmus and hypothalamus?
The lumen of the neural tube gives rise to the ______ system in the brain and the central canal in the spinal cord.
what folds to give rise to the neural tube?
this syndrome is caused by a mutation in FMR-1 and leads to abnormal pruning and dendritic spines
another anatomical term that means alar
a rare genetic disorder most often characterized by varying degrees of deafness, minor defects in structures arising from the neural crest, and pigmentation anomalies.
which embryonic plate of the spinal cord gives rise to the ventral horn of the spinal cord?
what gives rise to the thalamus, epithalamus, hypothalamus, and subthalamus?
the red nucleus and the substantia nigria arise from the _______.
the hippocampus and the amygdala arise from the ______.
Cranial Nerves 4-8 all arise from which secondary vesicle?
this term refers to the formation and closure of the neural tube
the doral root ganglion, the autonomic ganglion, the epidermal pigment cells, and the chromaffin cells are derivatives of which embryonic cell type?
This primary vesicle gives rise to the metencephalon and the myelencephalon

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