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lecture1 - Neuroanatomy from the neuron up TWO types of...

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1 Neuroanatomy from the neuron up TWO types of central nervous system cells: • Glial Cells - Astrocytes, Oligodendrocytes, Schwann cells, Microglia • Neurons
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2 Basic structure of a nerve cell Cell body – receives info from other neurons, contains nucleus and organelles Dendrites (and dendritic spines) receive info from other neurons Axon – conducts info to other neurons (myelinated vs. unmyelinated) • Size
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