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

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