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49 terms
Nervous & Endocrine System
Stimulus
Reflexes
Sensory Neurons
Interneuron
Anything that brings about a response
Involuntary, automatic responses to stimuli that do not invol…
Receives sensory info (the stimulus) from the environment and…
Located in the brain and spinal cord and are between the sens…
Stimulus
Anything that brings about a response
Reflexes
Involuntary, automatic responses to stimuli that do not invol…
27 terms
Nervous system and endocrine system
Central nervous system
The brain is a true core of the nervou…
spinal cord
spinal cord
composed of the brain and the spinal cord which are composed…
interprets information, make decisions, sends commands
Long bundle of neurons; connects the brain to the body; also…
carries info from the body's tissues and sensory organs to th…
Central nervous system
composed of the brain and the spinal cord which are composed…
The brain is a true core of the nervou…
interprets information, make decisions, sends commands
19 terms
Endocrine & Nervous System
Brain
cerebrum
cerebellum
medulla
large mass of neutrons
sensory impulses recieved & interpreted; thinking, memory; ma…
coordinates motor activites; maintain balance
regulates automatically, involuntary activites; breathing, he…
Brain
large mass of neutrons
cerebrum
sensory impulses recieved & interpreted; thinking, memory; ma…
30 terms
nervous system and endocrine system
neurons
Dendrite
Soma
axon
a nerve cell the basic building block of the nervous system
the branching extensions of a neuron that recieve infor and p…
the cell body of a neuron (has nucleus)
the extension of a neuron where neural impulses are sent
neurons
a nerve cell the basic building block of the nervous system
Dendrite
the branching extensions of a neuron that recieve infor and p…
64 terms
Nervous System and Endocrine System
Nervous System
Sensory Input
Integration
Motor Output
The master controlling and communicating system of the body (…
Monitoring stimuli occurring inside and outside the body
Interpretation of sensory input
Response to stimuli by activating effector organs
Nervous System
The master controlling and communicating system of the body (…
Sensory Input
Monitoring stimuli occurring inside and outside the body
35 terms
Nervous and Endocrine System
Nervous System
Central Nervous System
Brain
Cerebrum
This systems controls and coordinates all of your body's move…
This is made up of your brain and your spinal cord.
It has three distinct parts and is the control centers for yo…
The center for your thoughts and voluntary actions in your br…
Nervous System
This systems controls and coordinates all of your body's move…
Central Nervous System
This is made up of your brain and your spinal cord.
21 terms
Nervous System and Endocrine System
Neuron
Cell Body
Axon
Dendrite
nerve calls that transmit messages from one part of the body…
contains nucleus and is the metabolic center of the cell
brings impulses away from nerve cell body; efferent process
branching extensions of neurons that carry electrical signals…
Neuron
nerve calls that transmit messages from one part of the body…
Cell Body
contains nucleus and is the metabolic center of the cell
136 terms
Nervous System and Endocrine System
hormones
target cells
gland
exocrine glands
chemical messengers that are released in one part of the body…
cells that have receptors for a particular hormone (if cells…
an organ that produces and releases a substance or secretion
release their secretions through ducts (tube-like structures)…
hormones
chemical messengers that are released in one part of the body…
target cells
cells that have receptors for a particular hormone (if cells…
76 terms
Biology Nervous and Endocrine System
PNS
CNS
effector
sensory neurons
Stimulus and response, responsible for getting into and out o…
central nervous system, attached to brain and spine
muscle at end of output
convey signals from sensory receptors to CNS. made of a cell…
PNS
Stimulus and response, responsible for getting into and out o…
CNS
central nervous system, attached to brain and spine
39 terms
Nervous and endocrine system
What is a neuron
What is a gland
What is the function of the cerebrum
What protects the brain and spinal cord
Nervous system cells that process and store info. They also s…
They make hormones
To control thoughts and actions
Meninges
What is a neuron
Nervous system cells that process and store info. They also s…
What is a gland
They make hormones
52 terms
Endocrine and nervous System
What four lobes is the cerebrum made u…
What does the frontal lobe control?
What does the parietal lobe control?
What does the temporal lobe control?
- Frontal... - Parietal... - Temporal... - Occipital
Consciousness, Long term memory, higher level thinking,moveme…
Sensory
hearing and language
What four lobes is the cerebrum made u…
- Frontal... - Parietal... - Temporal... - Occipital
What does the frontal lobe control?
Consciousness, Long term memory, higher level thinking,moveme…
41 terms
Endocrine and Nervous System
What parts of the body make up the ner…
What is a neuron?
What are the three parts of the neuron?
What does a dendrite do?
brain, spinal cord, nerves
cell that carries nerve impulse information
dendrites, cell body, axon
delivers impulses to the cell body
What parts of the body make up the ner…
brain, spinal cord, nerves
What is a neuron?
cell that carries nerve impulse information
45 terms
Nervous System and Endocrine System
sensory receptors
pain receptors
thermoreceptors
mechanoreceptors
specialized structures designed to detect stimuli
indicate tissue damage all over the body
detect heat and cold on the skin and internal organs
touch, pressure, stretch, motion in ears
sensory receptors
specialized structures designed to detect stimuli
pain receptors
indicate tissue damage all over the body
5 terms
Nervous System and Endocrine System
Nervous System
Functions of Nervous system
Central Nervous Systems
Peripheral nervous system
Consists of the central nervous system and the peripheral ner…
-To collect, process and respond to information in the enviro…
Consists of the brain and the spinal cord and is the origin o…
Sends information to the CNS from outside world, and transmit…
Nervous System
Consists of the central nervous system and the peripheral ner…
Functions of Nervous system
-To collect, process and respond to information in the enviro…
28 terms
Nervous system and endocrine system
Stimulus
Receptor
Sensory neurone
CNS
A change in the enviroment
Cells that detect the stimulus
Carries electrical nerve impulses to the CNS
Co-ordinates the body's reactions ( Brian and spinal)
Stimulus
A change in the enviroment
Receptor
Cells that detect the stimulus
62 terms
Nervous System and Endocrine System
Soma
Process
Dendrites and Axons
Polarized
cell body
Anything that sticks off of something
Process of neurons
When neuron is resting. Inside of the neuron is negatively ch…
Soma
cell body
Process
Anything that sticks off of something
41 terms
nervous system and endocrine system
Pituitary Gland
thyroid
parathyroids
adrenals
"Master Gland" controls all other glands, produces hormones a…
located blow the larynx... metabolic rate and produces calcitonin
on top of the thyroid... regulates the level of calcium in the b…
sit on top of the kidneys ... secretes norepinephrine and epinep…
Pituitary Gland
"Master Gland" controls all other glands, produces hormones a…
thyroid
located blow the larynx... metabolic rate and produces calcitonin
46 terms
Nervous & Endocrine system
Nervous and endocrine maintain
a stimulus causes a response and detects
Responses can be
endocrine system is made of
Homeostasis and help tell other systems maintain homeostasis
stimuli
chemical,cellular or behavioral
organs that are not connected.
Nervous and endocrine maintain
Homeostasis and help tell other systems maintain homeostasis
a stimulus causes a response and detects
stimuli
12 terms
Nervous system and endocrine system
Nervous system
Central nervous system (CNS)
Peripheral nervous system (PNS)
Autonomic nervous system (ANS)
Specialised network of cells in human body - primary internal…
Made up of brain and spinal cord... Brain is centre of all consc…
Transmits messages via millions of neurons (nerve cells) to a…
Governs vital functions in body eg. Breathing, digestion etc
Nervous system
Specialised network of cells in human body - primary internal…
Central nervous system (CNS)
Made up of brain and spinal cord... Brain is centre of all consc…
8 terms
Nervous Vs. Endocrine System
Nervous System
Endocrine system
Nervous System
Endocrine System
has both electrochemical and chemical methods for communicating
ONLY uses chemical methods for communicating
reacts quickly and stops quickly
reacts slowly, but may last for weeks
Nervous System
has both electrochemical and chemical methods for communicating
Endocrine system
ONLY uses chemical methods for communicating
Endocrine System and Nervous System
endocrine system
the endocrine system works very closel…
hormones
target cell
regulation (maintain homeostasis)... -works by using chemicals f…
the circulatory system
the chemicals that are involved in regulation in the the endo…
hormones travel in the blood until they reach this. which con…
endocrine system
regulation (maintain homeostasis)... -works by using chemicals f…
the endocrine system works very closel…
the circulatory system
50 terms
Nervous system and endocrine system
Endocrine system
Nervous system
Central nervous system
Peripheral nervous system
Regulates growth, metabolism, sexual development, responds to…
Allows you to respond to stimuli and is responsible for sendi…
The processing center for the nervous system. Receives info f…
Carries messages from all of the body parts to the brain
Endocrine system
Regulates growth, metabolism, sexual development, responds to…
Nervous system
Allows you to respond to stimuli and is responsible for sendi…
32 terms
Nervous and Endocrine System
nervous system
meninges
spinal cord
cauda equina
controls and coordinates functions throughout the body; direc…
membranes that encase the brain
bundle of nerves that connect the brain to all other parts of…
bunch of nerves that carry information to and from the pelvic…
nervous system
controls and coordinates functions throughout the body; direc…
meninges
membranes that encase the brain
21 terms
Module 6 - The Nervous and Endocrine System
Neuron
Dendrite
Soma
Axon
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
The branching extensions of a neuron that receive information…
The cell body of a neuron, which contains the nucleus and oth…
The extension of a neuron through which neural impulses are s…
Neuron
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system
Dendrite
The branching extensions of a neuron that receive information…
8 terms
Endocrine System + Nervous System
Thymus
Throid
Pancreas
Adrenal
stimulates the development of disease-fighting T cells.
take iodine, found in many foods, and convert it into thyroid…
break down food after it has left the stomach
produce hormones that help the body control blood sugar, burn…
Thymus
stimulates the development of disease-fighting T cells.
Throid
take iodine, found in many foods, and convert it into thyroid…
55 terms
Med term ch 9 - Endocrine and Nervous systems
Adren/o AKA
Adren/o... Adrenal/o
Gluc/o... Glyc/o
-emai
Adrenal/o
Adrenal glands
Sugar, sweetness
Blood condition
Adren/o AKA
Adrenal/o
Adren/o... Adrenal/o
Adrenal glands
33 terms
Nervous System and Endocrine system
Neuron (Sensory)
Neuron
Autonomic (Parasympathetic)
Peripheral NS
Send messages from CNS from body tissue and sense organs
Nerve cell, carries infor, trillions in body
Brings body back to normal, resting state, conserves energy,…
Smaller branches of nerves that reach the other parts of the…
Neuron (Sensory)
Send messages from CNS from body tissue and sense organs
Neuron
Nerve cell, carries infor, trillions in body
55 terms
nervous system and endocrine system
nervous system
endocrine system
endocrine glands
exocrine
-nerve impulses/neurotransmitters... -faster and brief
-hormones... -slower, longer effect
-pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal... -things with endocr…
-ducts to the outside
nervous system
-nerve impulses/neurotransmitters... -faster and brief
endocrine system
-hormones... -slower, longer effect
12 terms
nervous system and Endocrine system
functions of the nervous system
parts of the nervous system
Neuron
Types of neuron
controls your body's activities, receives and interprets info…
central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), peripheral ne…
a nerve cell that responds to a stimulus
sensory,inter and motor neuron
functions of the nervous system
controls your body's activities, receives and interprets info…
parts of the nervous system
central nervous system (brain and spinal cord), peripheral ne…
31 terms
Nervous System and Endocrine System
Neurons
Dendrite
Soma
Axon
building block of nervous system
receives messages from other cells
cell body, which maintains health of neurons
passes messages away from the cell boy to other neurons, musc…
Neurons
building block of nervous system
Dendrite
receives messages from other cells
12 terms
Nervous System and Endocrine System
Nervous System-Functions (jobs)
Parts of Nervous... System
Types of Nerve Cells
Homeostasis
1.Receives stimuli from inside and out side the body... 2.Sends…
Central Nervous System Brain-Controls body functions... Spinal C…
Interneuron- passes messages between sensory and motor neuron…
Maintains balance in the body because one part of your nervou…
Nervous System-Functions (jobs)
1.Receives stimuli from inside and out side the body... 2.Sends…
Parts of Nervous... System
Central Nervous System Brain-Controls body functions... Spinal C…
20 terms
Nervous System and Endocrine System
Nerve
Hormone
CNS
Endocrine gland
A cordlike bundle of neuronal axons and/or dendrites and asso…
Chemicals produced by your glands that regulate the activitie…
Abbreviation for central nervous system, which is made up of…
Glands of the endocrine system that release hormones into the…
Nerve
A cordlike bundle of neuronal axons and/or dendrites and asso…
Hormone
Chemicals produced by your glands that regulate the activitie…
24 terms
Med Term 5 (nervous system) & 12 (Endocrine)
Homeostasis
state of dynamic equilibrium in the in…
Central Nervous System(CNS)... Peripheral…
cell body... axon... dendrites
Nervous system plays key role in
Homeostasis
Nervous system divided into 2 major parts
Neurons all have
Homeostasis
Nervous system plays key role in
state of dynamic equilibrium in the in…
Homeostasis
11 terms
nervous system and endocrine system
nervous system
neurons
sensory neurons
nerve impulses
Recives, processes, and respond to stimuli in both internal a…
another name for nerve cells
detect to any stimulus in the environment and your body's rea…
signals sent by the nervous system. can travel to or from you…
nervous system
Recives, processes, and respond to stimuli in both internal a…
neurons
another name for nerve cells
13 terms
The Nervous System & Endocrine System
Nervous System
CNS
PNS
Nerves
neurons communicating with other neurons form this
brain/spinal cord
links the CNS with the body's sense receptors, muscles and gl…
bundled axons that form neural "cables" connecting the centra…
Nervous System
neurons communicating with other neurons form this
CNS
brain/spinal cord
22 terms
Nervous System and Endocrine System
Endocrine System
Nervous System
What are the fundamental functions of…
What are the three universal propertie…
Controls internal coordination
Controls internal communication
1. Receive information about changes in the body and its exte…
1. Excitability (Irritability)- response to the stimuli... 2. Co…
Endocrine System
Controls internal coordination
Nervous System
Controls internal communication
91 terms
Endocrine & Nervous System
Aden/o
Adrian/o, Adrenal/o
Calc/o
Gluc/o, Glyc/o
gland
gland
calcium
sugar/sweetness
Aden/o
gland
Adrian/o, Adrenal/o
gland
62 terms
Endocrine System and Nervous System
endocrine system
the endocrine system works very closel…
hormones
target cell
regulation (maintain homeostasis)... -works by using chemicals f…
the circulatory system
the chemicals that are involved in regulation in the the endo…
hormones travel in the blood until they reach this. which con…
endocrine system
regulation (maintain homeostasis)... -works by using chemicals f…
the endocrine system works very closel…
the circulatory system
44 terms
Nervous system and endocrine system
Phrenology
Biological psychology
Neuron
Sensory Neurons
Study of shape and size of the brain as indication of charact…
study of the link between biology and psychology
nerve cell, basic building block of nervous system
carries incoming info to your brain (afferent)
Phrenology
Study of shape and size of the brain as indication of charact…
Biological psychology
study of the link between biology and psychology
12 terms
Nervous System and Endocrine System
Central nervous system
Spinal cord
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
Nervous System
This system consists of neurons, spinal cord, and the brain.
This is a column of nerves.... It extends from the brain to the…
This system connects the central nervous system (CNS) to the…
This is the body's speedy, electrochemical communication syst…
Central nervous system
This system consists of neurons, spinal cord, and the brain.
Spinal cord
This is a column of nerves.... It extends from the brain to the…
22 terms
nervous system and endocrine system
central nervous system
brain
spinal cord
reflex
consists of the brain and the spinal cord
an organ that constantly controls behavior
a bundle of neurons that leaves the brain and runs down the l…
an automatic, involuntary response to an incoming stimulus
central nervous system
consists of the brain and the spinal cord
brain
an organ that constantly controls behavior
35 terms
Nervous system and endocrine system
Neuron
Negative Feedback
Positive feedback
CNS
A nerve cell that is specialized to recieve and conduct elect…
Hormone levels are kept from rising to high.
The level of hormones continues to rise.
Central nervous system that is made up of the brain and the s…
Neuron
A nerve cell that is specialized to recieve and conduct elect…
Negative Feedback
Hormone levels are kept from rising to high.
62 terms
Endocrine System and Nervous System
endocrine system
the endocrine system works very closel…
hormones
target cell
regulation (maintain homeostasis)... -works by using chemicals f…
the circulatory system
the chemicals that are involved in regulation in the the endo…
hormones travel in the blood until they reach this. which con…
endocrine system
regulation (maintain homeostasis)... -works by using chemicals f…
the endocrine system works very closel…
the circulatory system
23 terms
Endocrine System and Nervous System
Homeostasis
loss of homeostasis
Stimuli
central nervous system
maintaining a relatively stable internal environment despite…
= death and disease
coordinates body's responses to internal and external changes
brain and spinal chord
Homeostasis
maintaining a relatively stable internal environment despite…
loss of homeostasis
= death and disease
12 terms
The Nervous System and the Endocrine System
Nervous System
Central Nervous System
Spinal Reflex
Peripheral Nervous System
complex and organized communication network. 2 main divisions…
division of the nervous system consisting of the brain and sp…
automatic reflex behavior that's processed by spinal cord bef…
division of the nervous system that includes all the nerves l…
Nervous System
complex and organized communication network. 2 main divisions…
Central Nervous System
division of the nervous system consisting of the brain and sp…
28 terms
nervous system and endocrine system
CNS
PNS
sensory receptors (PNS)
nerve (PNS)
brain and spinal cord
sensory receptors and nerves
ending of neurons or separate specialized cells that detect
bundle of axons and their sheaths; connect CNS to receptors,…
CNS
brain and spinal cord
PNS
sensory receptors and nerves
32 terms
Nervous & Endocrine System
Central Nervous System
Cerebellum
Cerebrum
Homeostasis
Consists of Brain and Spinal Cord
Coordination center for body movements
Ability to think and reason
Maintain a stable internal environment
Central Nervous System
Consists of Brain and Spinal Cord
Cerebellum
Coordination center for body movements
20 terms
Nervous System and Endocrine System
Central NS
Nervous system
Peripheral NS
Somatic
Consists of the brain and spinal cord
Consists of all nerve cells of peripheral and central NS
Sensory and motor neurons that connect Central NS to the rest…
Controls voluntary movement of skeletal muscles and communica…
Central NS
Consists of the brain and spinal cord
Nervous system
Consists of all nerve cells of peripheral and central NS
86 terms
Nervous and Endocrine System
Branched structures found on Neurons
Main/ middle part of a neuron
Endoplasmic reticulum of a neuron
The region where the axon attaches to…
Dendrites
Nerve cell body/ Soma
Nissl bodies
Axon Hillock
Branched structures found on Neurons
Dendrites
Main/ middle part of a neuron
Nerve cell body/ Soma
22 terms
Nervous System and Endocrine system
Sensory input
Integration
Motor output
Central nervous system (CNS)
info going in
thinking, interpreting things
info going out
Brain and spinal cord, protected by bone, integration and com…
Sensory input
info going in
Integration
thinking, interpreting things
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