Flashcards in 19.2 Deck (12):
The ventricles and central canal of the spinal cord are lined by ___ cells (low ___ or ___ cells).
Ependymal cells - low columnar or cuboidal cells.
Some ependymal cells are ___.
Ependymal cells are different to epithelial cells in that they have no ___ ___.
The three components of the cytoskeleton are ___, ___ ___ and ___
Actin, intermediate filaments and microtubules.
In neurons, there is a high level of ___ production - in cytology/histology you can see ___ bodies.
Nissl bodies - rough ER and free ribosomes.
Glia are excitable - there are modulations in intracellular ___ (___ waves).
Glia communicate like neurons by releasing ___.
Neurons are ___ by the glial calcium wave.
___ are the main myelinating cells in the CNS and ___ ___ are the main myelinating cells in the PNS.
Oligodendrocytes in CNS.
Schwann cells in PNS.
The processes from oligodendrocytes wrap around parts of ___ axons.
Schwann cells wrap around __ axon only.