Welcome to our neuroanatomy flashcards! Understanding is paramount, but unfortunately, one aspect of academic success does rely on simple memorization and repetition. In our new Neurology flashcards feature, we have taken the most commonly seen rote memory topics and “buzzwords” from neurology board and RITE* exams, and made easy to use flashcards. These work on desktop, tablet, and mobile devices.

GFAP Staining
Used to identify astrocytes
(Glial fibrillary acid protein)
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Stain to identify myelinated fibers
Luxol fast blue staining
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Types of glial cells
Astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, ependymal cells, microglia
These are "support cells" for neurons.
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Astrocyte support functions
Regulates interstitial fluid, modulates signals that regulate blood flow in response to neuronal activity, provides structural and nutritional support, removes excess glutamate from synapses, produces angiogenic factors like VEGF.
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Chicken wire appearance on histopathology
Oligodendrocytes
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Cells that produce and facilitates the movement of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
Ependymal cells
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