Human Nervous System - Anatomical Perspective Quick Study Guide. FREE Neurocellular Anatomy in trial

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An ideal quick-study guide, also known as "cheat sheet", for human nervous system students. You will use this guide from an undergraduate school all the way to medical school.
Last Update:November 13th 2007
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Boost your grades with this illustrated Quick-Study Guide. Navigate from Table of Contents or search for words or phrases. FREE Neurocellular Anatomy chapter in the trial version.

Audience

Intended for everyone interested in human nervous system, particularly undergraduate and graduate life science students, medical students, nursing students, physician assistants students, and physical therapy students.

Features

  • Fully illustrated.
  • Written in clear, concise format.
  • Difficult concepts are explained in simple terms.
  • Navigate from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases
  • Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway.
  • Multi-Platform device capability (PDA, smartphone, PC)
  • No matter which device you use (Windows Mobile, Symbian OS, Pocket PC, Palm OS, Blackberry, or Desktop), you will NOT lose any functionality.
  • Add Bookmarks
  • Text annotation and mark-up
  • Use your down-time to prepare for an exam.
  • Always have the guide available for a quick reference.
  • Automatic synchronization between the handheld and the desktop PC. You could read half of the book on the handheld, then finish reading on the desktop. Annotations and drawings are also synchronized.

Table of Contents

I. Cells of the Nervous System

Neuron: Axon | Dendrite | Apical dendrite | Dendritic spine | Synapse | Neuromuscular junction | Afferent nerve | Efferent nerve | Sensory nerve | Motor nerve

Types of neurons: Pyramidal cell | Betz cell | Purkinje cell | Muscle spindle | Golgi organ | Motor neuron | Sensory neuron

Glial cell: Astrocyte | Oligodendrocyte | Schwann cell | Myelin

II. Regional Anatomy

Anatomical terms: Position | Direction | Motion

Nervous System Organization: Brain | Spinal cord | Central nervous system | Peripheral nervous system | Somatic nervous system | Autonomic nervous system | Sympathetic nervous system | Parasympathetic nervous system

Brain Stem external anatomy: Medulla oblongata | Pons | Midbrain

Brain Stem nuclei: Olivary body | Cochlear nuclei | Superior olivary nuclei | Inferior colliculi | Medial geniculate nuclei | Superior colliculus | Red nucleus | Substantia nigra | Reticular formation | Raphe nuclei | Locus ceruleus | Pedunculopontine nucleus | Midbrain nuclei

Cranial nerves: I olfactory | II optic | III oculomotor | IV trochlear | V trigeminal | V1 ophthalmic | V2 maxillary | V3 mandibular | VI abducens | VII facial | VIII vestibulocochlear (cochlear, vestibular) | IX glossopharyngeal | X vagus | XI accessory | XII hypoglossal

Cerebellum: Development and evolution | Anatomy | Blood supply | Dysfunction | Theories about cerebellar function | Purkinje cell

Diencephalon : Thalamus : Medial geniculate nuclei | Lateral geniculate nucleus | Thalamocortical loop | Hypothalamus | Epithalamus : Pineal gland | Habenula | Subthalamus | Pituitary gland : Anterior pituitary | Posterior pituitary | Other : Third ventricle | Interventricular foramina | Optic chiasm | Subfornical organ

Ventricular system: Lateral ventricles | Interventricular foramina | Third ventricle | Cerebral aqueduct | Fourth ventricle | Central canal | Choroid plexus | Cerebrospinal fluid

Corpus striatum: Basal ganglia | Striatum | Putamen | Caudate nucleus | Nucleus accumbens | Globus pallidus | Subthalamic nucleus | Substantia nigra

Telencephalon: Brain | Gyri and sulci | Brodmann area | Cerebral cortex | Cerebral hemisphere | Lateralization of brain function | Frontal lobe | Occipital lobe | Parietal lobe | Temporal lobe | Corpus callosum | Fornix | Limbic System

III. Major Systems

Visual system: Eye | Rods | Cones | Rods vs. Cones | Optic nerve | Optic chiasm | Optic tract | Lateral geniculate nucleus | Optic radiation | Visual cortex

Auditory system : Outer ear : Pinna | Ear canal | Middle ear : Eardrum | Ossicles | Stapedius | Tensor tympani | Eustachian tube | Inner ear : Cochlea | Oval window | Helicotrema | Round window | Basilar membrane | Reissner's membrane | Organ of Corti | Hair cells | Stereocilia | Neural audition circuit : Cochlear nerve (VIII) | Cochlear nuclei | Superior olivary nuclei | Inferior colliculi | Medial geniculate nuclei | Primary auditory cortex

Olfactory system: Olfactory bulb | Olfactory nerve | Olfactory epithelium | Glomeruli | Olfactory mucosa | Olfactory receptor neurons | Mitral cells | Piriform cortex

Limbic System: Amygdala | Cingulate gyrus | Fornicate gyrus | Hippocampus | Hypothalamus | Mammillary body | Nucleus accumbens | Orbitofrontal cortex | Parahippocampal gyrus

Gustatory system: Tongue | Taste bud | Basic tastes | Primary gustatory area

Somatosensory system: Nociception | Thermoreception | Vestibular system |
Mechanoreception : Pacinian corpuscle | Meissner's corpuscles | Merkel's discs | Ruffini endings | Free nerve endings | Hair follicle receptors | Proprioception : Golgi organ | Muscle spindle

Motor System: Primary motor cortex | Motor neuron | Upper motor neuron | Lower motor neuron | Motor unit | Motor unit recruitment

 

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