plate 18. Skeletal Muscle 272
plate 19. Musculotendinous Junction and Neuromuscular
Junction 274 plate 20. Cardiac Muscle 276 plate 21. Cardiac Muscle, Purkinje Fibers 278 plate 22. Smooth Muscle 280
Overview of the Nervous System 283 Composition of Nerve Tissue 283 The Neuron 284
Clinical Correlations: Parkinson's Disease 292 Supporting Cells of the Nervous System 293
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Clinical Correlations: Demyelinating Diseases 297
Origin of Nerve Tissue Cells 303
Organization of the Peripheral Nervous System 303
Organization of the Central Nervous System 311
Response of Neurons to Injury 313
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