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Neuroglia of the Spinal Cord Gray Matter

  • Santiago Ramón y Cajal
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Abstract

The gray matter of the spinal cord contains three non-neural cell types: the ependymal cell, the neuroglial stellate cell of short processes, and the neuroglial stellate cell of long processes.

Keywords

Neuroglial Cell Gray Matter Ependymal Cell Short Process Central Canal 
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Footnotes

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    See also our articles on the spinal cord of birds and mammals, which contain data on the distribution of neuroglia and disposition of the ependyma.Google Scholar

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    Fig. 202.—a, central processes of ependymal cells forming the columnar layer; b, nucleus; c, intraprotoplasmic diverticulum.Google Scholar

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