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Unformatted text preview: – Electrical – Chemical Neuroglia (supporting cells) • Schwann Cells (Peripheral)- lays down myelin in PNS • Astrocytes (endothelia)- many astrocytic processes are closely applied to capillary blood vessels where they are known as perivascular end feet. Others are applied to the pia mater at the external surface of the CNS • Microglia (phagocytes)- process injured or diseased parts of CNS • Oligodendrocytes (myelin)- lays down myelin in CNS • Ependymal (line ventricles) Myelination Defects • Multiple Sclerosis...
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- Winter '11
- dorsal root, pia mater, dorsal root ganglia