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Large, multipolar neurons with pyramid-shaped cells bodies
A membrane (spiderweb-like) directly beneath dura mater
Small furrows in a convoluted cortex
Sensory(afferent) unipolar neurons with their cell bodies grouped together just outside the spinal cord
Innermost meninx, delicate and adheres to surface of CNS
Carry motor signals from the CNS to skeletal muscles
Composed largely of myelinayed axons
Bundles of axons in CNS
Glial cells with extensions that wrap around the azons of some neurons of the CNS
Those autonomic motor nerves that project fomr the brain and sacral region of the spinal cord
Those autonomic motor nerves that project from the CNS in the lumbar and thoracic regions of the spinal cord
Carry sensory signals from the skin, skeletal muscles, joints, eyes, ears, etc, to CNS
The outer meninx, a tough membrane
Everything but the brain and spinal cord
A class of glial cells that protect and increase speed of axonal conduction in the PNS
A circuit of midline structures that circle the thalamus; involved in regulating motivated behaviors
Clusters of cell bodies in PNS
Ridges between fissures and sulci
Cells that are specialized for the reception, conduction, and transmission of electrochemical signals
A fatty insulating substance found around axons
DescriptionTerm
Protects CNS, fills subarachnoid space, central canal of spinal cord, and cerebral ventricles of the brain
Clusters of cell bodies in CNS
Bundles of axons in PNS
Four large internal chambers of the brain
A method of measuring brain activity through the scalp
Consists of brain and spinal cord
Located just below the anterior thalamus; plays an important role in the regulation of several motivated behaviors and release of hormones from pituitary
A layer of blood vessel cells that are very tightly packed and selectively permeable
Composed largely of cell bodies and unmyelinated interneurons
A large, convoluted structure on the brain stem's dorsal surface, important sensorimotor structure
Large furrows in a convoluted cortex
Under arachnoid membrane, a space that contains many large blood vessels and CSF
Three protective membranes surrounding the brain
Study of biological processes by comparing difference species
The largest, star-shaped glial cells that play a role in allowing the passage of some chemicals from the blood into CNS neurons and in blocking other chemicals, also control establ
Part of PNS that regulates body's internal environment
Several classes of nonneural cells of the nervous system, support and nourish neurons
12 pairs of nerves that project from the brain
Networks of paillaries that protrude into the ventriles from the pia mater and produce CSF

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