Neurology for the Speech-Language Pathologist, Edition: 2Rev by Russell J. Love and Wanda G. Webb (Auth.)

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A. (1983). The human nervous system. Philadelphia: Harper and Row. Chusid, J. (1979). ). : Lange Medical Publications. DeMyer, W. (1980). ). New York: McGraw-Hill. 3 DDD DDD DDD The Organization of the Nervous System II ''The charm of neurology . . lies in the way it forces us into daily contact with principles. " —Henry Head The central nervous system is the controlling influence in the human communicative nervous system. However, the CNS would not be functional, nor necessary, without the lower-level structures reviewed in this chapter.

The path of circulation of the cerebrospinal fluid is illustrated in Figure 3-5. It flows from the lateral ventricles into the third ventricle, to the fourth 36 THE ORGANIZATION OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM II Lateral Ventricle Anterior Horn ySyS' Foramen of Munro 4L I J 7? { ^ — Third Ventricle sC&^rx' 2^Κ"'"^Ύ\ ^ " \ > \ ^\^~—-^ vT" \\ IL—Posterior Horn — > r ^ V J^C^\ ^ _ - - — ^ - C e r e b r a l Aqueduct \ / \ . / ^ ~ ^ \ ^ ^ — ^ ^ j (Aqueduct of Sylvius) yC^^-^^K^) Inferior Horn Z**^. \ Γ \ \ / ^χ^ Fourth Ventricle Figure 3-4 The ventricular system.

It is what is caudal to the large opening at the base of the skull called the magnum foramen; the nervous tissue encased in the skull proper is brain. A cross-section of the spinal cord reveals an H-shaped mass of gray matter in the center of the spinal segment. The ventral or anterior portion of the cord mediates motor output. The anterior horn cell of the ventral gray matter is the point of synapse of the descending motor tracts with the ventral roots of the spinal cord. The dorsal or posterior portion of the cord mediates sensory input from the spinal cord.

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