Brainstem Anatomy: 6 Functions of the Brainstem
Written by the MasterClass staff
Last updated: Feb 24, 2022 • 2 min read
The human brain is the lynchpin of the body's central nervous system. Anatomically, it consists of multiple parts, each containing neurons and glial cells, which in turn form gray matter and white matter. One of the key components of the brain is the brainstem, which regulates many functions of homeostasis.