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Cerebrospinal Fluid in the Brain: Functions & Production

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The cavities in your brain are known as:

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1. Which are important functions of the choroid plexus and CSF?

2. In what order would a surgeon cut through tissues in a brain surgery?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What is cerebrospinal fluid and what benefit does it provide? These are among the topics you will need to be familiar with in order to answer the questions presented in this quiz and worksheet.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

The assessment tools contain questions on the following:

  • The term used to describe cavities in the brain
  • What CSF stands for
  • What the choroid plexus produces
  • What is included in the Blood-CSF Barrier
  • What the CSF does

Skills Practiced

Apply the following skills to answer questions in the quiz/worksheet combo:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding what cerebrospinal fluid is and its importance
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as choroid plexus
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding specific structures relevant to cerebrospinal fluid

Additional Learning

Continue to bolster your knowledge of this topic with the lesson entitled Cerebrospinal Fluid in the Brain: Functions & Production. It prepares you to meet the following objectives:

  • Identify the choroid plexus and its role
  • Give examples that illustrate the functions of cerebrospinal fluid
  • Provide details about the barrier that keeps unwanted materials from entering the cerebrospinal fluid and brain
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