Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 32 - Self-Quiz - Page 559: 11


a. Schwann cells

Work Step by Step

The brain contains oligodendrocytes, ependymal cells, microglia, and astrocytes, which are all neuroglial cells that support neurons. Oligodendrocytes are similar to but are not Schwann cells. Schwann cells are found only in the peripheral nervous system.
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