The Human Nervous System.
Paragraphs 11-1 through 11-39.
After completing this lesson, you should be able to:
Name and identify two types of nervous
Name three functions for which nervous
tissues are specialized.
Define neuron, dendrite, and axon.
When given the shape, diameter, or function,
name the corresponding type of neuron.
Describe neuron "connections," including the
synapse and the neuromuscular junction.
Name and identify the three major divisions of
the human nervous system; name the two
major subdivisions of the CNS.
Name and briefly describe the three major
subdivisions of the human brain; name and
locate the four ventricles and their connecting
Describe the spinal cord, including the two
enlargements, elements of its cross section,
and the surrounding vertebral canal.
Describe the meninges and the skeletal
coverings of the CNS.
11-10. Name and identify the main arteries and veins
of the brain and briefly describe the blood
supply of the spinal cord.
11-11. Describe the formation of cerebrospinal fluid
(CSF) and the path of CSF flow.