A survey of medical neuroscience
An ideal primer for first-year medical students needing a comprehensive neuroscience guide, this book focuses on the function of the central nervous system and its relationship to all other systems in the human body. It comprehensively integrates all disciplines associated with neuroscience and can be read in a single semester. All concepts are illustrated by clear, two-color illustrations and appendices contain photographs of representative human brain sections.
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Cell Biology of Neurons and Glia
Morphogenesis and Topographic Anatomy
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