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part of the brain that controls higher level intelligence such as memory, intelligence, emotion, speech; senses; and voluntary movement
part of the brain that controls messages & automatic processes such as breathing, blinking, swallowing, digesting, heart rate, & blood pressure
part of the brain that controls processes in the body that happen automatically such as hunger, thirst, hormones...
chemicals released by neurons that cross the synapse & attach themselves to the next neuron's receptors
this is found between meninges & the brain or spinal cord & acts as a protective shock absorber and allows nutrient/waste exchange between the blood & nervous system
blood vessels that have thin walls that allow oxygen & nutrients to leave the blood & enter tissues
stage of the menstrual cycle in which the corpus lutem makes progesterone; if fertilization occurs the corpus luteum stays for several weeks
stage of the menstrual cycle in which the egg is released from the ovary to the fallopian tube
memory b cells
cells that retain the ability to produce antibodies against an antigen, improving the body's reaction
memory t cell
causes a secondary response if a pathogen that has already caused a response enters the body again
virus attack method in which viral genetic material becomes a part of the host DNA
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