Learn about the nervous system with these printable anatomy flash cards.
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|This is a group of brain regions including the anterior thalamic nuclei, amygdala, hippocampus, limbic cortex, and parts of the hypothalamus as well as their interconnecting fiber bundles||The Limbic System|
|A forebrain structure of the medial temporal lobe, constituting an important part of the limbic system; involved in learning and memory||Hippocampus|
|A structure in the interior o the rostral temporal lobe, containing a set of nuclei; part of the limbic system||Amygdala|
|A fiber bundle that connects the hippocampus with other parts of the brain, including the mammillary bodies of the hypothalamus; part of the limbic system||Fornix|
|A protrusion of the bottom of the brain at the posterior end of the hypothalamus, containing some hypothalamic nuclei; part of the limbic system||Mammillary bodies|
|A group of subcortical nuclei in the telencephalon, the caudate nucleus, the globus pallidus, and the putamen; important parts of the motor system||Basal ganglia|
|An identifiable group of neural cell bodies in the central nervous system.||Nucleus (nuclei)|
|The caudate nucleus, the putamen, the Globus pallidus are all major parts of the||Basal ganglia|
|A region of the forebrain surrounding the third ventricle; includes the thalamus and the hypothalamus||Diencephalon|
|The largest portion of the diencephalon, located above the hypothalamus; contains nuclei that project information to specific regions of the cerebral cortex and receive information from it||Thalamus|
|An axon of a neuron in one region of the brain whose terminals form synapses with neurons in another region||Projection fiber|
|A group of cell bodies within the lateral geniculate body of the thalamus that receives fibers from the retina and projects fibers to the primary visual cortex||Lateral geniculate nucleus|