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A ________ is a small space across which an impulse travels to move from one neuron to another.
The ________ nervous system is made up of all the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord.
What is the branch part of the neuron that receives messages and sends them to the cell body?
When a movement causes the spinal cord to interpret an impulse from the brain from sensory receptors this movement is called a ________.
Which part of the body is made up of bundles of neurons that carry impulses from all parts of the body to the brain and from the brain to all parts of the body?
The regulation of steady, life-maintaining conditions inside an organisms is called ________.
The senses act as the body's alert system, reacting to ________ and transmitting impulses to the brain.
The eye detects ________ ________ and transmits impulses to the brain through the optic nerve.
The eye detects light rays and transmits impulses to the brain through the ________ ________.
The ear, along with detecting and transmitting ________ ________, also controls the body's balance by reacting to motion and gravity.
The ear, along with detecting and transmitting sound waves, also controls the body's ________ by reacting to motion and gravity.
The ________ ________ in the nasal passages detect molecules in the air, transmitting these impulses as odors.
The olfactory cells in the nasal passages detect ________ in the air, transmitting these impulses as odors.
On the tongue ________ ________ can detect five different stimuli: sweet, sour, bitter, salty, and the taste of MSG.
The taste buds on your tongue can detect the stimuli of ________, sour, bitter, salty, and the taste of MSG.
The taste buds on your tongue can detect the stimuli of sweet, ________, bitter, salty, and the taste of MSG.
The taste buds on your tongue can detect the stimuli of sweet, sour, ________, salty, and the taste of MSG.
The taste buds on your tongue can detect the stimuli of sweet, sour, bitter, ________, and the taste of MSG.
A ________ is any change inside or outside your body that brings about a response in a living organism.
Your nervous system is made up of ________ which are made up of a cell body and branches of dendrites and axons.
Nerve cells that receive information and send impulses to the brain or spinal cord are called ________ neurons.
Nerve cells that relay impulses from sensory nerve cells to motor nerve cells are called ________.
Nerve cells that conduct impulses from the brain to muscles and glands throughout your body are called ________ neurons.
When an impulse reaches the end of an axon, the axon releases a chemical that flows across the synapse and relays the impulse to the ________ of the next neuron.
This is the part of the brain that interprets impulses from the senses, stores memory, and controls movements.
The outer layer of the brain is called the ________, which allows more complex thoughts to be processed.
This part of the brain coordinates voluntary muscle movements, maintains muscle tone, and helps maintain balance.
The ________ ________ is the part of the brain the extends from the cerebrum and connects it to the spinal cord.
What part of the brain stem controls involuntary actions such as heartbeat, breathing, and blood pressure?
Which part of the nervous system is made up of bundles of nerve cells that carry impulses to and from the brain?
The ________ nervous system connects your brain and spinal cord to the rest of your body.
It is important to wear ________ ________ when playing sports or riding in a car or on a bicycle.
A ________ is an involuntary, autonomic response to a stimulus controlled by the spinal cord.
The light energy that enters your eye stimulates the ________ and cones located in your retina.
The light energy that enters your eye stimulates the rods and ________ located in your retina.
The rods and cones send impulses to the ________ ________, which carries them to the visual area of the cortex.
To correct nearsightedness a person needs to wear a ________ lens which is thicker at the edges than in the middle.
To correct farsightedness a person needs to wear a ________ lens which is thicker in the middle than at the edges.
In the middle ear when the eardrum vibrates it will vibrate tiny bones called the ________, anvil, and stirrup.
In the middle ear when the eardrum vibrates it will vibrate tiny bones called the hammer, ________, and stirrup.
In the middle ear when the eardrum vibrates it will vibrate tiny bones called the hammer, anvil, and ________.
In the inner ear, vibrations cause the fluids in the ________ to vibrate, stimulating nerve endings.
When you smell, molecules from food and other objects stimulate nerve cells called ________ ________ in your nasal passages.
For your sense of touch sensory receptors are found in ________ ________ and skin.
For your sense of touch sensory receptors are found in internal organs and ________. These sensory receptors can pick up changes in touch, pressure, pain, and temperature.
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