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(Science: anatomy) A rounded eminence off the ventral surface of the brainstem. The origins of cranial nerves V, VI, VII and VIII are at the border of the pons.

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Full diagram of the medulla oblingata

... they either don't have parts that other diagrams do or only show a section of it, Im starting with the brain stem and the three main parts of it (pons, medulla oblongata and mesencephalon) With having only a diagram of section of the chosen part of the brainstem it makes it hard to see where the ...

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by rocklore
Wed Feb 13, 2013 10:48 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Full diagram of the medulla oblingata
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Nervous system

... :Specifically, which speech area? Remember that nerves from one side of the body cross over to the other brain hemisphere at the region of the pons. Some other sources, identify the cross over in the medulla. 3.Dopamine and serotonin are neurotransmitters produced by certain neurons in the ...

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by Catherine89
Sun Feb 05, 2012 7:22 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Nervous system
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Re: controling Nerve of the Brain? Which One

... you asked about, that would be the remnants of our ancestors' brain, the more primal part. It is the brainstem. It is divided into the medulla,the Pons, and the Midbrain. Hope what I provided was helpful. :)

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by plasmodesmata11
Fri Feb 06, 2009 3:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: controling Nerve of the Brain? Which One
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... form of sleep that occurs during the latter portion of the sleep cycle, characterized by rapid horizontal eye movements, stimulation of the pons, increased respiratory and heart rate, and temporary paralysis of the body; however, this association has been questioned, as it may only be that ...

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by Dr.Stein
Sat Jan 07, 2006 7:42 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: dreamyyyyyyyyy
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Views: 4630

Re: Brainiacs

... whale brain is 7 times larger than us but human are much more intelligent that whales.. I think the factor is the 'nervous bridge connector' (not pons varolli). I've heard that one scientist said if we keep focussing on certain topic, then this 'bridge' will be amplified inside our brain. it's ...

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by victor
Thu Sep 15, 2005 12:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Brainiacs
Replies: 18
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