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Organization of the Nervous System 1 Image: The Body Worlds Exhibit.
Organization of the nervous system CNS (brain and spinal cord) PNS (nerve fibers) Afferent division Efferent division Somatic nervous system Autonomic nervous system Sympathetic nervous system Parasympathetic nervous system 2 Moyes CD, and Schulte PM. Principles of Animal Physiology . San Francisco: Pearson Benjamin Cummings, 2006. pp 308.
Three functional classes of neurons 3 Sherwood L. Human Physiology: From Cells to Systems . 8 th ed. Belmont CA: Brooks/Cole, Cengage Learning, 2013. pp 137.
Neurons are associated with glial cells (neuroglia) 4 Moyes CD, and Schulte PM. Principles of Animal Physiology . San Francisco: Pearson Benjamin Cummings, 2006. pp 171.
Malfunction of microglial cells involved in Alzheimer’s Not cleaning up as well beta amyloid plaques Don’t want to lose microglial Inflammation is based on a good thing Increased blood flow to the area Trying to bring the blood to it prolonged=bad though Black spots: beta-amyloid plaques Clean out and stop interfering 5
Meninges surround the brain and spinal cord 6 Moyes CD, and Schulte PM. Principles of Animal Physiology . San Francisco: Pearson Benjamin Cummings, 2006. pp 310.
A little brain history Galen (17 th century) concluded mental

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