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Brain Surface Anatomy 1

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Created on Saturday, September 6 2014 by jdmiles

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The structure outlined in green is ____

 
        A) A lobe
 
        B) A sulcus
 
        C) The rectum
 
        D) A gyrus
 
        E) A thalamus
 

 


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A) A lobe

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The structure outlined in green is a gyrus.  (See References)

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B) A sulcus

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A sulcus is a groove or depression in the surface of the brain. The structure shown is a gyrus.  (See References)

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C) The rectum

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I think you may need remedial anatomy.  (See References)

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D) A gyrus

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The structure outlined in green is a gyrus.  (See References)

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E) A thalamus

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No, the thalamus is a deep structure. The structure outlined in green is a gyrus.  (See References)

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References:

1. Nolte, J. (1993). The Human Brain: An Introduction to Its Functional Anatomy. Mosby, St. Louis. (ISBN:0801674832)Advertising:
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Brain Surface Anatomy 1
Question ID: 090614213
Question written by J. Douglas Miles, (C) 2006-2009, all rights reserved.
Created: 09/06/2014
Modified: 09/06/2014
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