meeting point between two neurons where messages are shared
- Most volume of cell is not synapses (points of contact are small fraction of total cell.
Neves that send impulse towards the nervous system from the body's muscles and skin. Messages are "incoming."
Nerves that send impulses away from the nervous system to the muscles. Messages are "outgoing."
All nerve tissue not encased in bone (skull, spinal column) is part of the _________ Nervous System.
The _______ Nervous system consists of the nerves which directly connect to the skin, muscles, blood vessels, and organs of the body.
The __________ Nervous system sends messages to the muscles, and connective tissues attached to the skeleton and skin. Responsible for voluntary movements and sensations such as heat, cold, pressure, vibration, pain.
The __________ Nervous system is responsible outside of the things we can control such as internal organs and glands, smooth muscles, and blood vessels.
The __________nervous system, or the "fight or flight" system, causes increased blood flow, increased heart rate, increased blood and respiration rates,and reduction of blood flow to tissues on body surface gas tracet.
The nervous system known as the "rest and relaxation" nervous system... most active during digestion and resting.