Neuroanatomy: text and atlas

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McGraw-Hill, 2003 - Medical - 532 pages
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Neuroanatomy: Text and Atlas approaches neuroanatomy from both functional and regional perspectives to provide an understanding of how the components of the central nervous system work together to sense the world around us, regulate body systems, and produce behavior.

*Completely revised and updated to reflect advances in clinical neuroanatomy and neural science
*Builds knowledge of the regional and functional organization of the spinal cord and brain, one system at a time
*Provides thorough coverage of the sensory, motor, and integrative systems of the brain, together with cerebral vasculature
*Promotes understanding of the complex details of neuroanatomy needed for astute interpretation of radiological images
*Authoritative content enhanced by informative line illustrations, brain views produced by MRI and PET imaging technology and angiography, and myelin-stained histological sections
*Comprehensive atlas provides key views of the surface anatomy of the central nervous system and photographs of myelin-stained sections in three anatomical planes
*Includes features such as clinical topic boxes, chapter summaries, and a Glossary of key terms and structures

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Contents

Neurons and Glia Are the Two Principal Cellular Constituents
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The Diencephalon Consists of the Thalamus and Hypothalamus
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Cavities Within the Central Nervous System Contain
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