BMS 300 Spinal Cord Structure

BMS 300 Spinal Cord Structure - neurons Synapse- Greek to...

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9/13/07 Spinal Cord Structure The Neuron Doctrine 1. Cell Biology of Neurons 2. Neurons as peculiar cells 3. Logistical Problems of the Neuron Anatomy: 1. 6 Layers of Coronal Cell Body Layers (Gray Matter) 2. Cerebral Cortex 3. Cerebrum 4. Diencephalons (of Hypothalmus and Thalmus) 5. Brain Stem (12 Cranial Nerves) 6. Spinal Column- Vertebra -7 Cranial -12 Thorasic -5 Lumbar Intervertebral Disks cushion each Vertebra (squishy, weaken w/ age) All Nerves are connected to become Spinal Nerve -Collection of neuronal sub-ions= Ganglia Neuron Doctrine Ramon Y. Cajal- Used Golgi’s method of staining to look at and draw
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Unformatted text preview: neurons Synapse- Greek to clapse Neurons comminicate with chemical neurotransmitters Positive Membranes of neurons lack voltage gated ion channels The Conductor (Conductive Region) will propagate all or no signals called action potentials Glia 1. Glia cells as support cells Astrocytes Oligodendrocytes Glia (Latin for Glue) Important as regulatory Astrocyte Regulate cellular ion concentration and extra cellular concentration of neurotransmitters...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BMS 300 taught by Professor Walrond during the Fall '07 term at Colorado State.

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