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Diencephalon
...  Diencephalon is an important part of the brain. Even with only the size of an apricot, its function is so enormous that you cannot live normally when it is defective. This part is in the core center of the brain, above the brainstem. The complexity of the structure associates well with its functions. Here are the parts of this tiny tissue. Thalamus The thalamus comprises the upper and  ...

Ventricles Of The Brain
...  the central canal. The two lateral ventricles are situated together with the cerebrum in the same hemisphere, and is just under the corpus collosum. The third ventricle is located in the Diencephalon, specifically in the thalami. These three ventricles are connected through an opening called the interventricular foramen. The fourth ventricle in the brain is situated between the  ...

Pituitary Gland
...  produces hormones that regulate the other’s actions. Another name for the pituitary gland is the cerebral hypophysis. It is located in the inferior side of the brain, within the Diencephalon. The brain is attached to the pituitary gland through the pituitary stalk. Resembling a pea, the pituitary gland is very small with its overall size of 1.3 centimeters. It’s  ...


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