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1

What separates the cerebral hemispheres?

Flax cerebri of the dura mater

2

What is the cerebrum embryologically derived from?

Telencephalon

3

Where is the cerebrum located in the skull?

Extends from the frontal to the occipital lobe
Above the tentorium cerebelli

4

What connects the 2 hemispheres?

Corpus callosum

5

What separates the frontal lobe?

Central sulcus
Lateral sulcus

6

What are the association areas of the frontal lobe responsible for?

Higher intellect
Personality
Mood
Social conduct
Language

7

What separates the parietal lobe?

Central sulcus
Parieto-occipital sulcus

8

What are the association areas of the parietal lobe responsible for?

Language and calculation (dominant)
2 point discrimination (non dominant)

9

What separates the temporal lobe?

Lateral sulcus

10

What are the association areas of the temporal lobe responsible for?

Language
Memory

11

What separates the occipital lobe?

Tentorium cerebelli
Parieto occipital sulcus

12

What connects the cerebellar hemispheres?

Vermis

13

What are the lobes of the cerebellum?

Anterior
Posterior
Flocculonodular

14

What are the fissures that separate the cerebellar lobes?

Primary fissure
Posterolateral fissure