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Figure 1-44

Astrocytes (Neuroglia) Star-shaped supporting cells of central nervous system modulate ionic environment. Cytoplasmic extensions make contact with blood vessel. Cat. (Silver stain; X280)

Astrocyte Blood vessel

Figure 1-44

Astrocytes (Neuroglia) Star-shaped supporting cells of central nervous system modulate ionic environment. Cytoplasmic extensions make contact with blood vessel. Cat. (Silver stain; X280)

Astrocyte Blood vessel

Astrocytes Silver Stain

Figure 1-45

Purkinje Cells (Neurons) Numerous branched processes (dendrites) receive information for processing. Single process (axon) sends information to other neurons. Human cerebellum. (X100)

Dendrites Nucleus Cell body Axon

Figure 1-45

Purkinje Cells (Neurons) Numerous branched processes (dendrites) receive information for processing. Single process (axon) sends information to other neurons. Human cerebellum. (X100)

Dendrites Nucleus Cell body Axon

Single Purkinje Cell

Figure 1-46

Pyramidal Cells Neurons from human cerebral cortex directly receive information from hundreds of other cells; send information on to hundreds of others. (Fox-Golgi stain; X100)

Figure 1-46

Pyramidal Cells Neurons from human cerebral cortex directly receive information from hundreds of other cells; send information on to hundreds of others. (Fox-Golgi stain; X100)

Golgi Stain Cerebellar Cortex

Histology

Temporal Bone Histology

Figure 1-47

Dorsal Root Ganglion Sensory signals representing pain, temperature, pressure, muscle tension, joint position, and others depend on these cells. Their dendrites collect sensory information throughout the body and axons route it into the spinal cord. ( X100)

Cell body of neuron

Figure 1-47

Dorsal Root Ganglion Sensory signals representing pain, temperature, pressure, muscle tension, joint position, and others depend on these cells. Their dendrites collect sensory information throughout the body and axons route it into the spinal cord. ( X100)

Cell body of neuron

Temporal Bone Histology

Figure 1-49

Motor Neurons of the Spinal Cord

Integrated command information from the brain and sensory signals enter these cells, whose efferent activity controls muscular contraction. Numerous synapses occur on dendrites and cell body (soma). (X50)

Neuron Nucleus

Cell body of neuron Nucleus

Neuronal processes Neuroglia

Figure 1-49

Motor Neurons of the Spinal Cord

Integrated command information from the brain and sensory signals enter these cells, whose efferent activity controls muscular contraction. Numerous synapses occur on dendrites and cell body (soma). (X50)

Cell body of neuron Nucleus

Neuronal processes Neuroglia

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