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Reticular Formation
...  reticular formation pertains to a complex network of nerve fibers and nuclei within the brain stem. Its network aids in creating the reticular activating system, the one that is responsible for the cerebrum. This network is extended until the spinal cord, the pons, midbrain, thalamus and hypothalamus. Most of the structures in the brain send and receive fibers which go up and down within the  ...


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