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Introduction and Key Concepts for the Nervous System
Neurons and Synapses
Figure 7-1A
The Neuron: The Building Block of the Nervous System
Figure 7-1B,C
Types of Neurons
Figure 7-2A
Types of Stains for Nervous Tissue
Figure 7-2B
Information Transmission in the Nervous System
Figure 7-2C
Elements of the Synapse
Figure 7-3A,B
Structure of the Synapse
Figure 7-4
Overview of the Central and Peripheral Nervous Systems
Peripheral Nervous System
Figure 7-5A
Cross Section of a Peripheral Nerve
Figure 7-5B
Posterior Root Ganglion
Figure 7-5C
Clinical Correlation: Hereditary Sensory Motor Neuropathy, Type III (HSMN III)
Figure 7-6A
Myelinated and Unmyelinated Axons
Figure 7-6B
Myelinated Peripheral Nerve Axons (Nodes of Ranvier)
Figure 7-6C
Clinical Correlation: Multiple Sclerosis
Figure 7-7A
Node of Ranvier Between Two Adjacent Schwann Cells
Figure 7-7B
Myelinated and Unmyelinated Axons
Figure 7-8A
Peripheral Sensory Receptors
Figure 7-8B
Meissner Corpuscle
Figure 7-8C
Pacinian Corpuscle
Central Nervous System
Figure 7-9A,B
Spinal Cord
Figure 7-9C
Neurons in the Reticular Formation of the Brainstem
Figure 7-10A,B
Cerebral Cortex
Figure 7-10C
Clinical Correlation: Alzheimer Disease
Figure 7-11A,B
Cerebellar Cortex
Figure 7-11C
Clinical Correlation: Encephalocele
Nervous Tissue
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