Types of cell in the nervous system

by Dr Karen Stanley and reviewed by Dr Annie Swanepoel

 

Types of cellLearning outcomes:

 

By the end of this module, you should be able to:

 

  • label a diagram of a neuron and list its functions

     

  • classify the different types of neurons

     

  • name the types and roles of glial cells

     

  • understand the histology of the cerebral and cerebellar cortices, as well as the hippocampal region.

 

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