Flashcards in Structure/Function Relationshipsin the Nervous System Deck (13):
Name the 4 types of CNS nueroglia?
Astrocytes (protoplasmic and fibrous)
What are the four key functions of the astrocytes?
In embryology they regulate growth, migration and interconnections of neurones
Maintain environment in generation of nerve impulses
What are the functions of oligodendrocytes?
Myelin sheath formation of CNS
What are the functions of microglia?
Removal of cellular debris
What are the functions of epindymal cells?
Assist the circulation of CSF
Name the PNS neuroglia?
Name a type of commisural fibre?
Name a type of association fibre?
Superior longitudinal fasiculus (connects Broca's and Wernicke's area)
Name a type of efferent brain fibre?
Internal capsule (fibres from the cortex to the pons and medulla)
Name the six layers of the cortex?
Outer granular layer
Outer pyramidal layer
Inner granular layer - Major input zone from external stimulus
Inner pyramidal layer - Major output zone
Agranular is said to be associated to?
Hypergranular is said to be associated to?