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Divisions of the Brain


Metencephalon

Function:

  • Arousal
  • Balance
  • Cardiac Reflexes
  • Circulation
  • Fine Muscle Movement
  • Muscle Tone maintenance
  • Sleep

Location:

Structures:

  • The metencephalon is the division of the hindbrain that consists of the pons and the cerebellum.

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