Central Nervous System
The brain and spinal cord
Peripheral Nervous System
the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervous system to the rest of the body
conscience control over all skeletal muscles
This nervous system provides involuntary control over smooth muscle, cardiac muscle, and glands.
Branch of the nervous system that prepares the body for an emergency
Branch of nervous system that prepares for homeostasis
in response to stimulus the muscles and glands produce hormones
Basic unit of the Nervous System
a part of a neuron that carries impulses away from the cell body
branching extensions of neuron that receives messages from neighboring neurons
insulates neuron and makes the messages transmit quicker
transmits messages from receptor to CNS
transmits messages within the CNS
transmits messages fro CNS to the effector
a nervous response without conscious control by the brain
Spaces between neurons where impulses cross
chemicals that allow the transmissions to cross the synapse
part of the brain that controls personality, thinking, ability to taste and talk, sight etc
part of the brains that controls muscle coordination, balance, and muscle tone
part of the brain that is responsible for involuntary actions like muscle movement, heart beat, gland secretion and digestion
hollow interconnecting chambers filled with Cerebrospinal Fluid
fluid that protects brain from trauma
a membrane 3 layers thick that protects the brain and spinal cord
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