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Human Anatomy, 6/e
Kent Van De Graaff, Weber State University

Nervous Tissue and the Central Nervous System

Study Outline

  1. Organization and Functions of the Nervous System
    1. Organization of the Nervous System
    2. Functions of the Nervous System
  2. Neurons and Neuroglia
    1. Neurons
    2. Neuroglia
    3. Classification of Neurons and Nerves
  3. Transmission of Impulses
    1. Nerve Impulse
    2. Synapse
  4. General Features of the Brain
  5. Cerebrum
    1. Structure of the Cerebrum
    2. Lobes of the Cerebrum
    3. Brain Waves
    4. White Matter of the Cerebrum
    5. Basal Nuclei
    6. Language
  6. Diencephalon
    1. Thalamus
    2. Hypothalamus
    3. Epithalamus
    4. Pituitary Gland
  7. Mesencephalon
  8. Metencephalon
    1. Pons p 364
    2. Cerebellum
  9. Myelencephalon
    1. Medulla Oblongata
    2. Reticular Formation
  10. Meninges of the Central Nervous System
    1. Dura Mater
    2. Arachnoid
    3. Pia Mater
  11. Ventricles and Cerebrospinal Fluid
    1. Ventricles of the Brain
    2. Cerebrospinal Fluid
    3. Blood-Brain Barrier
  12. Spinal Cord
    1. Structure of the Spinal Cord
    2. Spinal Cord Tracts
  13. Clinical Considerations
    1. Neurological Assessment and Drugs
    2. Developmental Problems
    3. Injuries
    4. Disorders of the Nervous System
    5. Senescence of the Nervous System
    6. Degenerative Diseases of the Nervous System