GROSS ANATOMY

GROSS ANATOMY

BRAIN

Question [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
This structure of the brain is responsible for maintaining the autonomic nervous system.
A
Thalamus
B
Pituitary Gland
C
Hypothalamus
D
Cerebellum
Explanation: 

Detailed explanation-1: -Medulla oblongata: The medulla oblongata is at the bottom of the brain stem, where the spinal cord meets the foramen magnum of the skull. It is responsible for autonomic functions, some of which are crucial for survival.

Detailed explanation-2: -The hypothalamus is the key brain site for central control of the autonomic nervous system, and the paraventricular nucleus is the key hypothalamic site for this control.

Detailed explanation-3: -The part of your brain that runs autonomic functions is your hypothalamus.

Detailed explanation-4: -The hypothalamus is an area of the brain that produces hormones that control: Body temperature. Heart rate. Hunger.

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