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Chapter-01 Introduction to Human Neuroanatomy by Deb Samar (2014) Edition : 1/e

Through this chapter a reader will be able to obtain the fundamental concept of human nervous system which regulates functions of other systems, being the master system of the body. Central nervous system has been compared with the director of an institute to receive inputs (information) from and to send command through field staff which is nothing but perip... [More]

Chapter-02 Nervous System in Brief by Deb Samar (2014) Edition : 1/e

Subdivision of central nervous system has been made at the beginning of chapter with embryological background. A reader will gather a basic concept of structural and functional characteristics of all the components of central nervous system while going through this chapter. Structural and functional components of a peripheral nerve, the main constituent of p... [More]

Chapter-03 Peripheral End Organs by Deb Samar (2014) Edition : 1/e

This chapter speaks about the receptors and effectors, the sensory and motor end organs placed at the periphery of the body. The receptors, specialized structures at the sensory nerve ending are classified primarily as exteroceptors, proprioceptors and interoceptors. Various types of exteroceptors carrying superficial sensations from the skin have been descr... [More]

Chapter-04 Spinal Cord by Deb Samar (2014) Edition : 1/e

Special care has been taken in writing the chapter of spinal cord as it is the part of central nervous system which is difficult to grasp by common readers for being made up of complex architecture of neuronal groups and fibre tracts, though it has immense clinical importance. Gross anatomy as well as internal structure have been briefed in most simplified m... [More]

Chapter-05 Brainstem by Deb Samar (2014) Edition : 1/e

Gross anatomy of brainstem has been described with special emphasis to its surface features, exit of 3rd to 12th cranial nerve roots and its relationship with the branches of vertebrobasilar arterial system. Different cell groups forming various kind of nuclei of the brainstem have been discussed with embryological background. Internal structure of brainstem... [More]

Chapter-06 Cerebellum by Deb Samar (2014) Edition : 1/e

Cerebellum, the dorsal part of hindbrain, called ‘little brain‘, is one of the chapter of neuroanatomy, which apparently seems to be complicated, but very interesting one. Effort has been made to elaborate this chapter in an easily understandable form. Special care has been taken to discuss the different components of the chapter like principle of functions,... [More]

Chapter-07 Fourth Ventricle of Brain by Deb Samar (2014) Edition : 1/e

Importance of anatomical knowledge of fourth ventricle of brain has been made very clear to the readers through this chapter. Clear concept of communications of the cavity with the other parts of ventricular system as well as the subarachnoid space has been given. Idea of the roof as well as the floor of the tent shaped ventricle has been made clear for the ... [More]

Chapter-08 Cerebrum—Cortical Gray Matter by Deb Samar (2014) Edition : 1/e

Largest size of cerebrum made up of two cerebral hemispheres is justified through the reasoning of proximalization of various motor and sensory centres. Formation of sulci, gyri and different lobes of cerebral hemisphere has been explained through embryological background. Various cortical areas of all the surfaces have been described in two different stages... [More]

Chapter-09 Cerebrum— White Matter by Deb Samar (2014) Edition : 1/e

It is not only the fundamental classification of white matter of cerebrum into association, commissural and projection fibres has been briefed very clearly, but also their basic difference has been explained for clear conception. Importance of some association fibres like occipito-frontal fasciculus as a part of accommodation reflex pathway has been explaine... [More]

Chapter-10 Basal Ganglia by Deb Samar (2014) Edition : 1/e

Introductory part of the chapter of basal ganglia cleared the concept of its components with important terminologies like corpus striatum, pallidum, striatum etc. While discussing the principle of functions, this chapter clarified that basal ganglia, as a part of extrapyramidal or non corticospinal centre, is concerned with smoothening of voluntary movements... [More]