Cajal on the cerebral cortex: an annotated translation of the complete writings
Oxford University Press, 1988 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 654 pages
This is the first English-language publication of the complete works of the great Spanish neurohistologist, Santiago Ramon y Cajal, on the cerebral cortex. The new translations include all Cajal's very early contributions on the cortex of small mammals, relevant chapters from his definitive textbook, and all his great works on the human cerebral cortex made at the peak of his career. The book also presents Cajal's surveys of cortical structure dating from his later years. It is extensively annotated, and the editors have verified and completed all Cajal's references. Special introductory chapters review the state of knowledge during each period covered, and the work concludes with an extensive essay on modern cortical neurohistology in which the quality and lasting significance of Cajal's contributions are highlighted.
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Texture of the cerebral gyri of the lower mammals Gaceta Medica Catalana 1890
On the existence of collaterals and bifurca
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Ammon's horn appear arciform areas arise ascending axon association bifurcation branches bundles Cajal callosal callosal fibers cell body cells with ascending cells with long cells with short cellular cerebral cortex cerebrum collaterals commissure corpus callosum corpus striatum cortical deep descending external fifth layer Flechsig fourth layer French version fusiform cells giant pyramids granule cells gray matter gyri gyrus horizontal impregnated Kolliker large pyramids layer or layer lobe long axon Martinotti medium pyramids medullated method of Golgi methylene blue Meynert molecular layer motor cortex mouse nerve cells nerve fibers neuroglial neurons Nissl oblique observed occipital olfactory origin pathway plexiform layer plexus polymorphic cells processes pyramidal cells rabbit radial dendritic ramifying region Retzius robust second layer sections sensory shaft short axon small pyramids soma special cells stained stellate cells structure subiculum superficial thick thin third layer tion trajectory triangular cells tuft varicose visual cortex white matter