Brain Ventricles: Definition & Function


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By definition, ventricles are _____.

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1. Cerebral spinal fluid (CSF) is created by the _____.

2. How many brain ventricles make up the ventricular system?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Identify your knowledge of brain ventricles with this worksheet and attached quiz. Topics you will be responsible for knowing include the definition of brain ventricles and recognizing where cerebral spinal fluid is made.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Practice your abilities with the following study guidelines:

  • Identify the number of brain vesicles which comprise the ventricular system
  • Explain the function of the ventricular system
  • Analyze that which protects the central nervous system drugs, infections and toxins

Skills Practiced

Address your skills with these tools:

  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of ventricles and how they are connected to the ventricular system
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding cerebral spinal fluid and interpret it correctly
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as ventricles and ventricular system
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about brain ventricles

Additional Learning

Apply your thirst for knowledge of brain ventricles with this lesson entitled Brain Ventricles: Definition & Function. After you've finished with the lesson, you will be able to answer the following objectives:

  • Define cerebrospinal fluid
  • Identify dura mater
  • Point out meninges and their role in the human body
  • Understand hydrocephalus
  • Explain arachnoid granulation