Nervous Tissue and Nerves

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textbook compound microscope prepared microscope slides of the following: spinal cord (smear) dorsal root ganglion (section) neuroglial cells (astrocytes) peripheral nerve (cross section and longitudinal section) neuron model

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prepared microscope slide of Purkinje cells from cerebellum

Nervous tissue, which occurs in the brain, spinal cord, and nerves, contains neurons and neuroglial cells. The neurons are the basic structural and functional units of the nervous system involved in decisionmaking processes, detecting stimuli, and conducting messages. The neuroglial cells perform various supportive and protective functions for neurons.

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