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.