Neurophysiology

Chapter 2 Neurophysiology




II. Organization and Functional Anatomy of the Nervous System





E. Protection of the brain
This is ensured by two separate systems, the blood-brain and blood-CSF barriers.

1. Blood-brain barrier (BBB) (Fig. 2-2)





III. The Autonomic Nervous System

B. Organization





6. An example of a visceral reflex is the response to cold.


b. Functional anatomy (Fig. 2-3)










e. The enteric nervous system




C. Neurotransmitters of the ANS





D. Neurotransmitter receptor types


IV. Control of Movement




E. Role of spinal cord tracts in movement (Table 2-6)

2. Tracts can be divided anatomically into two categories, pyramidal and extrapyramidal.



3. Medial descending system (MDS)






5. Relationship of upper and lower motor neurons



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