Neuroanatomical Terminology: A Lexicon of Classical Origins and Historical Foundations

Neuroanatomical Terminology: A Lexicon of Classical Origins and Historical Foundations

by Larry Swanson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780195340624
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 08/12/2014
Pages: 1080
Product dimensions: 11.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 2.10(d)

About the Author

Milo Don and Lucille Appleman Professor of Biological Sciences
University of Southern California
Hedco Neuroscience Building

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Lexicon of Nervous System Parts
· Foundational Model of Connectivity
· Macrolevel, Mesolevel, and Microlevel of Analysis
· Goals and Scope of the Book
· Terms and Definitions
· Methodology
Chapter 2: Historical Trends
· Pattern of Discovery in the Classical Era
· Standard Terms, Synonyms, and Partly Corresponding Terms
· Methodological Innovations in the Classical Era
· The Modern Era
· History of Terminology Analysis
Chapter 3: Hierarchical Nomenclature Tables
Chapter 4: Notes on Using the Lexicon
· Standard Terms (Main Entries)
· Nonstandard Terms (Subentries)
· Partly corresponding Terms
· Index of All Defined Terms
· Spelling
· Singular Versus Pleural
· Terms Not in the Lexicon
· Eponyms
· Methods
· Etymology and Pronunciation

Lexicon of Standard Terms

Appendices: Systematic parts lists for nervous system ontology
1. Basic parts list for adult nervous system in all animals (topographic divisions)
2. Vertebrate nervous system development (topographic divisions)
3. Human CNS gray matter regions (topographic gross anatomy grouping)
4. Human CNS white matter tracts (topographic gross anatomy grouping)
5. Human CNS surface features
6. Human PNS ganglia (topographic gross anatomy groupings)
7. Human PNS cranial nerves (topographic gross anatomy groupings)
8. Human PNS spinal nerves (topographic gross anatomy groupings)
9. Human PNS autonomic nerves (topographic gross anatomy groupings)
10. Human nervous system supporting structures (ventricular-subarachnoid space, meninges, and choroid plexus)

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