what is another name for a nerve cell?
What is the cell body and microscopic branches that radiate from it called?
What carry the messages or impulses or impulses away from the cell body?
What kind of neurons recieve and send messages or impulses to the spinal cord or brain?
What send the respnse messages or impulses to the muscles or glands in the body?
What is a synapse?
a small space that links one neuron to the next
What is the central nervous system?
the brain and the spinal cord
What is the periphial nervous system?
all of the other nerves in the body
What is the largest part of the brain and what does it control?
crebrum and thinking
What percentage of neurons in your body account from your brain?
What does the cerebellum do?
interprets stimuli fom the eyes, ears, muscles, and tendons it also controls your purposeful movement
What does the medulla connect together?
the brain to the spinal cord
What kind of actions does the medulla control?
What are the 2 divisions of the periphial nervous system?
stomatic and autonomic