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Human Nervous System Anatomy and Function Study Guide

Mobi Medical

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Boost your grades with this illustrated Study Guide. Navigate from Table of Contents or search for words or phrases.


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.

Fully illustrated. Written in clear, concise format. Difficult concepts are explained in simple terms. Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway. 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.
Table of Contents

I. Cells of the Nervous System

Neuron: Overview | 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: Overview | Astrocyte | Oligodendrocyte | Schwann cell | Myelin

II. Regional Anatomy

Anatomical terms: Position | Direction | Motion

Nervous System Organization: Overview | 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: Brain Stem | 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: Overview | 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: Overview | Development and evolution | Anatomy | Blood supply | Dysfunction | Theories about cerebellar function | Purkinje cell

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

Corpus striatum: Overview | Basal ganglia | Striatum | Putamen | Caudate nucleus | Nucleus accumbens | Globus pallidus | Subthalamic nucleus | Substantia nigra
III. Major Systems

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

and much more..

Human Nervous System Anatomy and Function Study Guide
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  • $9.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Study Aids
  • Published: Jan 01, 2010
  • Publisher: MobileReference
  • Seller: MobileReference
  • Print Length: 447 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Series: Mobi Medical
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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