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Neuroanatomy Basics: Glial Cells


In this anatomy tutorial we look at the different types of glial cells in the central and peripheral nervous system.

The following structures are discussed: – astrocytes, vascular foot process

– oligodendrocytes, myelin/myelination,

– microglial cell

– ependymal cells, cilia, brain ventricles, choroid plexus, cerebrospinal fluid

– Schwann cells

– Satellite cells, sensory and autonomic ganglia

This video tutorial was created using images from our partners at OpenStax College, these images can be downloaded free from:…

[Video and text source: AnatomyZone YouTube channel]