Bio221NervousSystemandNervousTissue

Histologyofnervoustissue

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Unformatted text preview: s ii. autonomic ­ involuntary control of cardiac & smooth muscles, glands 1. sympathetic division ­ activates the "fight or flight"response 2. parasympathetic division ­ returns the body to normal conditions III. HISTOLOGY OF NERVOUS TISSUE A. supporting cells ­ located around the neurons 1. neuroglia (glial cells) ­ supporting cells in the CNS a. astrocytes ­ star­shaped and abundant; they connect the capillaries & the nerves b. microglia ­ oval with thorny processes; help eliminate...
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This note was uploaded on 01/15/2014 for the course BIO 221 taught by Professor Profmendes during the Fall '13 term at SUNY Brockport.

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