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Texture of the Nervous System of Man and the Vertebrates Volume 2

Series: Texture of the Nervous System of Man and the Vertebrates Volume: 2

Edited By: P Pasik and T Pasik

666 pages, Figs

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #116630 | ISBN: 3211832017
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About this book

The second and the other two volumes offer the scientific community, the works and thoughts of Santiago Ramon y Cajal by the faithful rendition of the original Spanish version of the "Texture of the Nervous System of Man and the Vertebrates" (1899-1904), with additional facts contained in the French translation (1909-1911). These non-English versions are being quoted an average of 200 times yearly in the scientific literature. In sum, the collection represents the - definitive Cajal - to be used by scientists and scholars interested in the original writings of probably the most prominent neuroscientist of all times.

... Pasik and Pasik's edition is greatly superior to the reprint of the French edition ... The book makes a wonderful gift to any neuroscientist, providing a sense of how we got where we are now. The Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences 2/2002, Nr. 1


Contents

Medulla oblongata.- Internal configuration of the medulla.- Texture of the medulla.- Spinal nerve.- Vagus and glossopharyngeal nerves.- Acoustic nerve.- Cochlear nerve.- Facial nerve.- Abducens nerve.- Trigeminal nerve.- Pathways and special nuclei of the medulla.- Medullary continuation of the spinal cord ventral funiculus.- Lateral funiculus and its nuclei.- Intrinsic pathways and nuclei of the medulla (continuation).- Pons.- Cerebellum.- Cerebellum (continuation).- Comparative histology of the cerebellar cortex.- Histogenesis of the cerebellum.- Intrinsic cerebellar nuclei.- Cerebellar peduncles.- Midbrain.- Superior colliculus.- Structure of the optic lobe of lower vertebrates.- Region of the tegmentum or intermediate portion of the midbrain.- Midbrain tegmentum (continuation).- Ventral plane of the midbrain.- Thalamus.- Visual system.- Appendix I: Table of equivalent figure numbers.- Appendix II: Taxonomy glossary.- References.

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