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

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