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Flashcards in Lippincott's Deck (20)
1

perikaryon

cell body

2

where are psuedounipolar cells found

spinal ganglia
information bypasses the cell body

3

where are bipolar neurones found

olfactory epithelium and the retina

4

oligodendroglia

myelin in the CNS

5

astroglia

homeostasis and nutrition

6

microglia

immune cells of the brain

7

polydendrocytes

stem cells within the brain

8

glutamate

excitatory

9

GABA

inhibitory

10

ACh

excitatory

11

Glycine

inhibitory

12

what germ layer later becomes the nervous system and epidermis of the skin

ectoderm

13

what is the innervation of the dura mater

meningeal branch of the trigeminal nerve

14

where is CSF found

in the subarachnoid space (pia and arachnoid)

15

what causes a subarachnoid haemorrhage

arterial aneurysm ruptures

16

where are venous haemorrhages found

subdural space, e.g. shaken baby syndrome

17

what is the middle cerebral artery a direct continuation of

the internal carotid

18

what does the middle cerebral artery supply

lateral surface of the brain, basal ganglia, internal capsule

19

what does the anterior cerebral artery supply

medial surface of the frontal and parietal lobes

20

what does the posterior communicating artery supply

medial surfaces of the occipital and temporal lobes, thalamus