Anatomy Chapter 7 (What do they control)

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thalamusSense of smell, Controls motor sensors which are responsable for voluntary body movements
spinal cordPathway for messages sent by the brain to the body and from the body to the brain
cerebellumcoordination and balance

cerebral cortexBodys ultimate control and info processor
corpus callosumProvides communication between the two sides of the brain
hippocampusThe region that regulates emotions
hypothalmusResponsible for certain metabolic processes and other activities of the autonomic nervous system
midbrainPortion of the central nervous system associated with vision, hearing, motor control, sleep/wake, arousal (alertness), and temperature regulation
brain stemControls the flow of messages between the brain and the rest of the body, and basic body functions
medullaRegulates heat rate, breathing, and blood pressure. Also reflexes such as vomiting, sneezing and coughing
pituitary glandProduces hormones and releases them into the bloodstream
ponsControls breathing, communication between parts of the brain, and sensations such as hearing, taste, and balance
olfactory nervecontrols smell
trigeminalcontrols chewing, sensations of the mouth, teeth and face
trochlearcontrols eye movement
spinal accessorycontrols head movement
vagusreleases axons
optic nervecontrols sight
auditory vestibulocochlearcontrols hearing and balance
facialcontrols taste, ear feeling and facial expressions
glossopharyngealcontrols taste and swallowing
occulomotorcontrols eye movement and pupil constriction
hypoglossalcontrols muscles of tongue
abducenscontrols lateral rectus muscle in eyes
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