Central Nervous System
Processes, interprets, and stores information; issues orders to muscles, glands, and organs
Carry messages to spinal cord
Carry orders from CNS to body
Little antennas that receive messages from nervous system
Ends of axons resembling branches
Fatty insulation that may surround the axon of a neuron
Site where nerve impulse is transmitted from one nerve cell to another
Electrical current or impulse
Special molecules in membrane
Substance secreted by organs called glands, that affect functioning of other organs
Somatic Nervous System
Controls skeletal muscles
Sympathetic Nervous System
Mobilizes body for action, energy input
Parasympathetic N. S.
Conserves energy, maintain quiet state
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again
Reload the page to try again!
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.