Snell, Richard S.

Clinical neuroanatomy / Richard S. Snell. - 7th ed. - Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer Health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, c2010. - xviii, 542 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction and organization of the nervous system -- The neurobiology of the neuron and the neuroglia -- Nerve fibers, peripheral nerves, receptor and effector endings, dermatomes, and muscle activity -- The spinal cord and the ascending and descending tracts -- The brainstem -- The cerebellum and its connections -- The cerebrum -- The structure and functional localization of the cerebral cortex -- The reticular formation and the limbic system -- The basal nuclei (basal ganglia) and their connections -- The cranial nerve nuclei and their central connections and distribution -- The thalamus and its connections -- The hypothalamus and its connections -- The autonomic nervous system -- The meninges of the brain and spinal cord -- The ventricular system, the cerebrospinal fluid, and the blood-brain and blood-cerebrospinal fluid barriers -- The blood supply of the brain and spinal cord -- The development of the nervous system.

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Nervous System--anatomy & histology.

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