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Nervous systems consist of circuits of ________ and _________ cells.
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Active predatory organisms have _________ sophisticated nervous systemsmoreIn vertebrate, the brain and spinal cord form _____________.Central Nervous System (CNS)BrainMaster control center with homeostatic, emotional, intellectual and sensory centers;Spinal cordBundle of nerve fibers that runs length of spine and conveys info to and from brainsends motor commands to musclesBrainIntegrates simple responses such as reflexes (do not require brain processing)spinal cordPeripheral Nervous systemPairs of cranial nerves, spinal nerves and gangliaAfferent neurons/nervessignal towards CNSEfferent neurons/nervessignal away from CNS