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nervous system function

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3 functions of nervous systems
sensory input, integration, motor output
CNS
brain and spinal cord make up the
PNS
sensor and motor nerves make up the
synapse
the junction between neurons at which an electrical signal is converted into a chemical signal that can then stimulate another electrical signal
neurotransmitters
chemical messengers
motor neurons
somatic nervous system, autonomic nervous system
autonomic nervous system
sympathetic (fight or flight), parasympathetic (rest and rumination)