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By Walter Hendelman M.D.

Offering a transparent visible consultant to knowing the human critical anxious procedure, this moment variation comprises quite a few four-color illustrations, photos, diagrams, radiographs, and histological fabric through the textual content. prepared and straightforward to stick to, the e-book provides an summary of the CNS, sensory, and motor platforms and the limbic approach, with new and revised fabric. It additionally beneficial properties an up-to-date, interactive CD-ROM with complete textual content, colour illustrations, 3-D visualization, roll-over labeling, and flash animations. Containing a thesaurus of phrases, this is often a necessary reference instrument for scientific and allied wellbeing and fitness execs learning neuroanatomy, neuroscience, and neurology

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The motor nucleus, which supplies the muscles of facial expression, is found at the lower pontine level. The parasympathetic fibers, to salivary and lacrimal glands, are part of CN VII (see Additional Details below). MEDULLARY LEVEL • • • CN IX, the glossopharyngeal nerve, and CN X, the vagus nerve, are also mixed cranial nerves. These supply the muscles of the pharynx (IX) and larynx (X), originating from the nucleus ambiguus. In addition, the parasympathetic component of CN X, coming from the dorsal motor nucleus of the vagus, supplies the organs of the thorax and abdomen.

Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) does not use x-rays; the image is created by capturing the energy of the hydrogen ions of water. An extremely strong magnet is used for MRI, and capturing the images requires more time. Again, there is a computer reconstruction of the images. ” This view can be weighted during the acquisition of the image so as to produce a TI image, in which the CSF is dark (this illustration), or a T2 image, in which the CSF is bright (see Figure 28B). With MRI, the bones of the skull are dark, while fatty tissue (including the bone marrow) is bright.

E. nuclei), which subserve different functions. Although it is rather difficult to visualize, these groups are continuous longitudinally throughout the length of the spinal cord. The dorsal region of the gray matter, called the dorsal or posterior horn, is associated with the incoming (afferent) dorsal root, and is thus related to sensory functions. The cell body of these sensory fibers is located in the dorsal root ganglion (see Figure 1). The dorsal horn is quite prominent in this region because of the very large sensory input to this segment of the cord from the upper limb, particularly from the hand.

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