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Nervous system

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hemispheres
two halves of the cerebrum
impulse
message transmitted along the nerve cell
synapse
gap between two nervous pathways
cranial nerves
periphrial nerves that branch out from the brain
hypothalamus
controls functions and emotions
autonomic nervous system
controls automatic functions such as breathing
cerebrum
thinking part of brain
EEG
machine that records brain patters
meninges
stuff that covers the CNS
glial cells
support, feed, insulate neurons
stimulus
signal that prompts brain action
motor nerves
nerves that carry message from brain to muscles
sensory receptor
soothing that picks up a sense and passes along to sensory neuron
sensory neuron
passes information from sense receptor to brain or spinal cord
cerebrospinal fluid
protects the brain
gray matter
unmeylenated cells, also cerebral cortex
white matter
meylinated cells
interneurons
transmit signals, mostly in brain
brain stem
the beginning of the spinal cord in the brain
occipital lobe
site of vision comprehension
temporal lobe
hearing
medulla oblotata
breathing
cerebellum
balace and coordination
partial lobe
motor and sensory information
frontal lobe
assosiation
hypothalamus
controls many autonomic things
spongy bone
bone with holes, cancellous bone
trabeulae
struts for support in bone
osteon
functional unit of bone, tube with reversion canal and ostocyte
periosteum
for thickness in cells
thalamus
production of CSF
sacromere
bundle of muscle cells
collogen
connective tissues
tendon
muscle to bone connection
ligament
bone to bone connection
epiphyses plate
spongy bone with layer of compact bone
yellow marrow
in long bones, fat storage
red marrow
in flat bones, blood cells
osteoblasts
adds on more bone, b=build
osteoclasts
takes away bone, recycles calcium
medulla
autonomic stuff that you don't think about (peristalsis)
endosteum
to become thicker on the inside, like periosteum