CH 11 OBJECTIVES - FUNDAMENTALS OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM AND NERVOUS TISSUE.docx

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ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I CHAPTER OBJECTIVESChapter 11: Fundamentals of the Nervous System and NervousTissueAfter attending this series of lectures and studying the text and lecturepresentations and notes the student should be able to:1.Describe the functions of the nervous system.
2.Outline the organization of the nervous system.
3.Describe the functions of the supporting cells of the central nervous system(CNS). Include the functions of astrocytes, microglia, ependymal cells,oligodendrocytes, satellite cells, and Schwann cells.
d.Ependymal cells: line central cavities of brain and spinal cord, beat theircilia to circulate CSFe.Oligodendrocytes: line up along thicker CNS neurons and wrap them withcytoplasmic extensions, produce insulating covers called myelin sheathsf.

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Stephen Conrad
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