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Chapter 12 NERVOUS TISSUE Chapter Outline and Objectives INTRODUCTION 1. Compare the nervous system and endocrine system in maintaining homeostasis. OVERVIEW OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM Structures of the Nervous System 2. Identify the structures that make up the nervous system. Functions of the Nervous System 3. List and explain the three basic functions of the nervous system. Organization of the Nervous System 4. Classify the organs of the nervous system into central and peripheral divisions and their subdivisions, and indicate the paths of afferent and efferent information. HISTOLOGY OF NERVOUS TISSUE 5. Contrast the general functions of neuroglia and neurons. Neurons 6. Discuss the property of electrical excitability in regards to neurons. Parts of a Neuron 7. Describe the internal and external structures of the neuron and their functions. 8. Characterize the two means of axonal transport and their use. 9. Discuss the disease tetanus in regards to axonal transport systems.
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Diversity in Neurons 10. Identify neurons on the basis of their structural and functional classifications. Neuroglia 11. Describe the functions and relative number of neuroglia compared to neurons. 12. Describe the different forms, locations, and purposes of the four types of neuroglia. Myelination 13. Identify the cells that produce myelin, describe how the sheath is formed, and discuss its function. Gray and White Matter
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