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Nervous System
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous system
Autonomic Nervous System
Somatic Nervous System
(CNS) brain and spinal cord.
Body Nerves that connect to the central nervous system (brain…
Controls involuntary bodily functions (not consciously contro…
Controls voluntary bodily functions (consciously controlled),…
Central Nervous System
(CNS) brain and spinal cord.
Peripheral Nervous system
Body Nerves that connect to the central nervous system (brain…
12 terms
SENSORY SYSTEM
Somatosensory
visceral
Mechanoreceptor
Baroreceptors
concerned with the conscious perception of touch, pressure, p…
are the internal organs of the body... conduct sensory impulses…
is a sensory receptor that responds to pressure or distortion…
are sensors located in the blood vessels . They sense the blo…
Somatosensory
concerned with the conscious perception of touch, pressure, p…
visceral
are the internal organs of the body... conduct sensory impulses…
22 terms
Control and Coordination
The central nervous system
Nervous system
Spinal cord
Neurons
Made up of your brain and spinal cord
Made up of trillions of nerve cell or neurons which transmits…
Bundle of nerve fibres that is connected to the brain. Extend…
All cells of the nervous system are compressed of neurons (a…
The central nervous system
Made up of your brain and spinal cord
Nervous system
Made up of trillions of nerve cell or neurons which transmits…
18 terms
Nervous System
Brain
Spinal cord
Nervous system
Central nervous system
The mass of nerve tissue that is the main control center of t…
a major part of the central nervous system which conducts sen…
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication network, con…
Brain and spinal cord
Brain
The mass of nerve tissue that is the main control center of t…
Spinal cord
a major part of the central nervous system which conducts sen…
22 terms
Chapter 15 and 16
Sensation
Perception
Adaptation
Nociceptors
A physical feeling or perception resulting from something tha…
A way of regarding, understanding, or interpreting something;…
A decrease in receptor sensitivity or perception after chroni…
A sensory receptor for painful stimuli
Sensation
A physical feeling or perception resulting from something tha…
Perception
A way of regarding, understanding, or interpreting something;…
23 terms
Bio 211 Anatomy Lecture: Nervous System VI (Unit 4)
Receptors
Transducers
Receptive Field
Tonic Receptors
Respond to stimuli and initiate sensory input to the central…
Convert stimulus energy into electrical energy (changes in me…
Area through which sensitive ends of a receptor are distributed
- Receive and process stimuli consciously at a constant rate…
Receptors
Respond to stimuli and initiate sensory input to the central…
Transducers
Convert stimulus energy into electrical energy (changes in me…
15 terms
Nervous System Vocabulary Quiz
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
cerebrum
cerebellum
the system of the body that controls the activities of the body
the network system outside the brain and spinal cord
the part of the brain that controls conscious thoughts, sense…
the part of the brain that controls balance, coordination, an…
central nervous system
the system of the body that controls the activities of the body
peripheral nervous system
the network system outside the brain and spinal cord
24 terms
Nervous System Vocabulary
central nervous system (CNS)
somatic nervous system
peripheral nervous system (PNS)
autonomic nervous system
made up of the Brain and spinal cord
Controls voluntary activities (activation of skeletal muscles)
Nerves throughout body (such as cranial nerves and spinal ner…
Regulates the activity of involuntary actions (such as cardia…
central nervous system (CNS)
made up of the Brain and spinal cord
somatic nervous system
Controls voluntary activities (activation of skeletal muscles)
26 terms
nervous system
neuron
dendrite
axon
resting potential
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
Branchlike parts of a neuron that are specialized to receive…
A long, thin fiber that transmits signals away from the neuro…
State in which a neuron is not transmitting a nerve impulse.…
neuron
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
dendrite
Branchlike parts of a neuron that are specialized to receive…
10 terms
Human Body systems
integumentary system
skeletal system
nervous system
cardio vascular system
Consists of the skin, mucous membranes, hair, and nail
bones
A system of sensitive cells that respond to stimuli such as s…
Blood/Vessels/Tissues/Heart Blood
integumentary system
Consists of the skin, mucous membranes, hair, and nail
skeletal system
bones
33 terms
AS Psych - Overview of the Nervous System
central nervous system (CNS)
somatic nervous system
peripheral nervous system (PNS)
autonomic nervous system
Brain and spinal cord
Controls voluntary activities (activation of skeletal muscl…
Cranial nerves and spinal nerves
Regulates the activity of the *cardiac muscle, smooth muscle,…
central nervous system (CNS)
Brain and spinal cord
somatic nervous system
Controls voluntary activities (activation of skeletal muscl…
11 terms
human body systems
skeletal system
skin system
circulatory system
nervous system
1. Function- to provide support for the body, to protect deli…
protects, regulates body temp, and excretes waste; is essenti…
(aka cardiovascular system) This system works as the transpor…
A system of sensitive cells that respond to stimuli such as s…
skeletal system
1. Function- to provide support for the body, to protect deli…
skin system
protects, regulates body temp, and excretes waste; is essenti…
15 terms
The nervous system
Sense organs detect
A stimulus is
How many sense organs are there
The sense organs are;
Stimuli
Are changing your environment which you may need to react to
Five
Eyes, ears nose, tongue and skin
Sense organs detect
Stimuli
A stimulus is
Are changing your environment which you may need to react to
10 terms
Nervous System
Nervous System
Cerebrum
Cerebellum
Brain Stem
A system of sensitive cells that respond to stimuli such as s…
Higher level breain functions; thoughts, emotions, memory, re…
Control of finely coordinated movements. Coordination center,…
Connects the brain and spinal cord
Nervous System
A system of sensitive cells that respond to stimuli such as s…
Cerebrum
Higher level breain functions; thoughts, emotions, memory, re…
26 terms
Biology-nervous system+synapse and reflexes pg20,21
stimulus
number of sense organs
types of sense organs
sense organs
EG: light, sound, touch, pressure, pain, chemical or change i…
5
eyes... ears... nose... tongue... skin
sensitive to external stimuli... changes stimulus energy to elec…
stimulus
EG: light, sound, touch, pressure, pain, chemical or change i…
number of sense organs
5
11 terms
Chapter 12 vocabulary
General senses
Special senses
Chemoreceptors
Pain receptors
Pain, temperature, touch, pressure, vibration, and propriocep…
The senses that have specialized organs devoted to them: visi…
Named because they are sensory extensions of the peripheral n…
A sensory nerve cell that responds to damaging or potentially…
General senses
Pain, temperature, touch, pressure, vibration, and propriocep…
Special senses
The senses that have specialized organs devoted to them: visi…
75 terms
chapter 13- peripheral
system includes neural structs outside…
cells specialized to respond to change…
changes in environment
respond to mechanical force such as to…
peripheral nervous system
sensory receptors
stimuli
mechanoreceptors
system includes neural structs outside…
peripheral nervous system
cells specialized to respond to change…
sensory receptors
9 terms
Skeletons and Muscles
Nervous System
Stimulis
Response
Neuron
A system of sensitive cells that respond to stimuli such as s…
A signal to which an organism responds
A reaction to a stimulus.
A cell that is able to pass information and receive it
Nervous System
A system of sensitive cells that respond to stimuli such as s…
Stimulis
A signal to which an organism responds
19 terms
The Nervous System
mechanoreceptor
receptive field
response
sensory receptor
a sensory cell that responds to mechanical stimuli such as pr…
the area from which sensory receptors gather information
an action
a nerve ending that responds to a stimulus in the environment
mechanoreceptor
a sensory cell that responds to mechanical stimuli such as pr…
receptive field
the area from which sensory receptors gather information
79 terms
PART I-The peripheral Nervous System and Reflex Activity
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
Sensory Receptors
Sensation
Perception
Provides links from and to the world, and outside our bodies…
Specialized to respond to changes in the environment (stimuli…
Awareness of stimulus
interpretation of meaning of the stimulus and occurs in the b…
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
Provides links from and to the world, and outside our bodies…
Sensory Receptors
Specialized to respond to changes in the environment (stimuli…
18 terms
Nervous System
Cerebrum
Cerebellum
Brainstem
Spinal Cord
Largest part of brain, associated with higher order functioni…
Coordination center, voluntary movement and balance. "Small b…
Lower portion of the brain that connects the cerebrum with th…
A bundle of nerves that extends from the brain down along the…
Cerebrum
Largest part of brain, associated with higher order functioni…
Cerebellum
Coordination center, voluntary movement and balance. "Small b…
33 terms
nervous system test
afferent neuron
association neuron
autonomic nervous system
efferent neuron
nerve cell that carries impulses toward the central nervous s…
connector neuron or local circuit neuron) is one of the three…
efferent division of the peripheral nervous system that inner…
one of three basic types of neurons
afferent neuron
nerve cell that carries impulses toward the central nervous s…
association neuron
connector neuron or local circuit neuron) is one of the three…
52 terms
Nervous system and endocrine system
sensory division
motor division
two divisions of the peripheral nervou…
somatic nervous system
carries sensory information from the body to the central nerv…
carries nerve impulses from the central nervous system to the…
Sensory division and the motor division
controls voluntary activities nerves are connected to skeleta…
sensory division
carries sensory information from the body to the central nerv…
motor division
carries nerve impulses from the central nervous system to the…
11 terms
Body Systems
Skeletal System
Muscular System
Cardiovascular System
Lymphatic System (Immune)
Creates framework of the body, protects internal organs, prod…
Locomotion, movement of body, and provide body heat generation.
The transport system of the body responsible for carrying oxy…
Protect the body from harmful substances and invading pathoge…
Skeletal System
Creates framework of the body, protects internal organs, prod…
Muscular System
Locomotion, movement of body, and provide body heat generation.
14 terms
Homeostasis and Body Systems
homeostasis
negative feedback
positive feedback
tissue
Process by which organisms maintain a relatively stable inter…
A process in which a system is turned off by the condition it…
Feedback that tends to magnify a process or increase its outp…
A group of similar cells that perform the same function.
homeostasis
Process by which organisms maintain a relatively stable inter…
negative feedback
A process in which a system is turned off by the condition it…
11 terms
Skeletal and Muscular System Vocabulary
muscular system
skeletal system
tendon
ligament
Muscles
Protects and supports body organs and provides a framework th…
Connects muscle to bone
Connects bone to bone
muscular system
Muscles
skeletal system
Protects and supports body organs and provides a framework th…
12 terms
7 The nervous system
A stimuli is
Examples of stimuli are 8
Receptors are
Many receptors are found in
A change in the enviroment that you might need ti respond to
Light... Sound... Touch... Pressure... Pain... Chemical... Change in position o…
A group of cells that detect stimuli
The 5 sense organs
A stimuli is
A change in the enviroment that you might need ti respond to
Examples of stimuli are 8
Light... Sound... Touch... Pressure... Pain... Chemical... Change in position o…
115 terms
Peripheral Nervous System
Sensory receptor
Transduction
General sensory receptors
Special senses
receives information about the body's internal and external e…
How receptors convert stimulus energy into membrane potentials
Widely distributed sensory receptors... located in skin, muscles…
localized groups of receptors located in the head region... inne…
Sensory receptor
receives information about the body's internal and external e…
Transduction
How receptors convert stimulus energy into membrane potentials
20 terms
Control Systems: Nervous & Endocrine System by Baumann
homeostasis
nervous system
brain
spinal cord
maintain stable internal conditions. Examples include fever a…
a body system that controls and coordinates all body activiti…
main organ of the nervous system. protected by the skull, and…
bundle of wire-like nerves threaded through the backbones, th…
homeostasis
maintain stable internal conditions. Examples include fever a…
nervous system
a body system that controls and coordinates all body activiti…
11 terms
Systems of the Body - Images
Skeletal System
Muscular System
Cardiovascular System
Lymphatic System (Immune)
Creates framework of the body, protects internal organs, prod…
Locomotion, movement of body, and provide body heat generation.
The transport system of the body responsible for carrying oxy…
Protect the body from harmful substances and invading pathoge…
Skeletal System
Creates framework of the body, protects internal organs, prod…
Muscular System
Locomotion, movement of body, and provide body heat generation.
14 terms
Science biology (the nervous system)
Stimulus
Sense organs
Receptors
Light receptors
A change in the environment which you may need to react to.(e…
Eyes,ears,nose,tongue and skin
Groups of cells which are sensitive to a stimulus, (they can…
Sensitive to light. Found in the eyes, they have a nucleus, c…
Stimulus
A change in the environment which you may need to react to.(e…
Sense organs
Eyes,ears,nose,tongue and skin
22 terms
Human Nervous System
Autonomic nervous system
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
Sensory Receptors
the system controlling involuntary actions such as the heartb…
the brain and the spinal cord
the nerves that carry messages to and from the central nervou…
nerve cells that carry messages from cells in the sense organ…
Autonomic nervous system
the system controlling involuntary actions such as the heartb…
Central Nervous System (CNS)
the brain and the spinal cord
22 terms
Nervous System
Neuron
Dendrite
Synapse
Axon
Cell that carries nerve impulses
A short branched extension of a nerve cell, along which impul…
Space between axon and dendrite
Carries impulses away from the cell body
Neuron
Cell that carries nerve impulses
Dendrite
A short branched extension of a nerve cell, along which impul…
8 terms
10.2, 13.1
Nervous System
Stimulus
Response
Neuron Brain
A system of sensitive cells that respond to stimuli such as s…
A signal to which an organism responds.
A reaction to a stimulus.
Nucleus
Nervous System
A system of sensitive cells that respond to stimuli such as s…
Stimulus
A signal to which an organism responds.
22 terms
Nervous Systems
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Somatic Nervous System.
4 main sensory receptors
A division of the nervous system consisting of all nerves tha…
Brain and spinal cord
Collects information through sensory organs called receptors.…
Mechanoreceptors, thermoreceptors, chemoreceptors and photore…
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
A division of the nervous system consisting of all nerves tha…
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Brain and spinal cord
8 terms
Nervous System
Somatic Nervous System
Sensory organs
stimulus
Types of receptors
collects information about surroundings through sensory organ…
receptors: special organs or tissues that have nerve endings…
stimuli in your environment includes temperature, light, touc…
Mechanoreceptors- are sensitive to stimuli such as touch, awa…
Somatic Nervous System
collects information about surroundings through sensory organ…
Sensory organs
receptors: special organs or tissues that have nerve endings…
11 terms
Body Systems
Skeletal System
Muscular System
Cardiovascular System
Lymphatic System (Immune)
Creates framework of the body, protects internal organs, prod…
Locomotion, movement of body, and provide body heat generation.
The transport system of the body responsible for carrying oxy…
Protect the body from harmful substances and invading pathoge…
Skeletal System
Creates framework of the body, protects internal organs, prod…
Muscular System
Locomotion, movement of body, and provide body heat generation.
12 terms
Body Systems
Skeletal System
Muscular System
Circulatory System
Lymphatic System (Immune)
Creates framework of the body, protects internal organs, prod…
Locomotion, movement of body, and provide body heat generation.
The transport system of the body responsible for carrying oxy…
Protect the body from harmful substances and invading pathoge…
Skeletal System
Creates framework of the body, protects internal organs, prod…
Muscular System
Locomotion, movement of body, and provide body heat generation.
12 terms
Body Systems
Skeletal System
Muscular System
Cardiovascular System
Lymphatic System (Immune)
Creates framework of the body, protects internal organs, prod…
Locomotion, movement of body, and provide body heat generation.
The transport system of the body responsible for carrying oxy…
Protect the body from harmful substances and invading pathoge…
Skeletal System
Creates framework of the body, protects internal organs, prod…
Muscular System
Locomotion, movement of body, and provide body heat generation.
157 terms
Nervous & Endocrine System / Yr 9
Cerebrum
corpus callosum
Frontal Lobe
Temporal Lobe
Primarily responsible for cognitive processes such as learnin…
thin band of fibers that join the two hemisphere together
personality
memory and hearing
Cerebrum
Primarily responsible for cognitive processes such as learnin…
corpus callosum
thin band of fibers that join the two hemisphere together
25 terms
HPA-Nervous System
3 Functions of the nervous system
Peripheral nervous system
Autonomic nervous system
Somatic nervous system
Sensory-detects internal/external stimuli... Integrative-process…
Autonomic, somatic and enteric
Transmits information to/from CNS... (involuntary)
Transmits information from sense to CNS... Controls voluntary co…
3 Functions of the nervous system
Sensory-detects internal/external stimuli... Integrative-process…
Peripheral nervous system
Autonomic, somatic and enteric
34 terms
Nervous System
neuron
nervous system
Job of neuron
spinal chord
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
A system of sensitive cells that respond to stimuli such as s…
electrochemically transmit signals at synapse... Forms a pathway…
This structure relays information between the brain and the b…
neuron
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
nervous system
A system of sensitive cells that respond to stimuli such as s…
30 terms
Nervous system 5th grade
Atrophy
Autonomic nervous system (ANS)
Axon
Brain
To waste away or decrease in size.
System of nerves that control involuntary functions.
one of the three parts of a neuron; Part of a neuron that tak…
Control center of the brain. Controls mental and physical act…
Atrophy
To waste away or decrease in size.
Autonomic nervous system (ANS)
System of nerves that control involuntary functions.
28 terms
The Nervous System
central nervous system (CNS)
somatic nervous system
peripheral nervous system (PNS)
autonomic nervous system
Brain and spinal cord
Controls voluntary activities (activation of skeletal muscl…
Cranial nerves and spinal nerves
Regulates the activity of the *cardiac muscle, smooth muscle,…
central nervous system (CNS)
Brain and spinal cord
somatic nervous system
Controls voluntary activities (activation of skeletal muscl…
8 terms
Shani Vocab Words - Week of Dec. 7th
leader
bravery
amazement
disappear
The action of leading a group of people or an organization
Quality of not being afraid of danger
To be wowed about something.
to stop being visible : to pass out of sight
leader
The action of leading a group of people or an organization
bravery
Quality of not being afraid of danger
nervous system test
afferent neuron
association neuron
autonomic nervous system
efferent neuron
nerve cell that carries impulses toward the central nervous s…
connector neuron or local circuit neuron) is one of the three…
efferent division of the peripheral nervous system that inner…
one of three basic types of neurons
afferent neuron
nerve cell that carries impulses toward the central nervous s…
association neuron
connector neuron or local circuit neuron) is one of the three…
11 terms
Body Systems w/ Pictures
Skeletal System
Muscular System
Cardiovascular System
Lymphatic System (Immune)
Creates framework of the body, protects internal organs, prod…
Locomotion, movement of body, and provide body heat generation.
The transport system of the body responsible for carrying oxy…
Protect the body from harmful substances and invading pathoge…
Skeletal System
Creates framework of the body, protects internal organs, prod…
Muscular System
Locomotion, movement of body, and provide body heat generation.
11 terms
Body Systems
Skeletal System
Muscular System
Cardiovascular System
Lymphatic System (Immune)
Creates framework of the body, protects internal organs, prod…
Locomotion, movement of body, and provide body heat generation.
The transport system of the body responsible for carrying oxy…
Protect the body from harmful substances and invading pathoge…
Skeletal System
Creates framework of the body, protects internal organs, prod…
Muscular System
Locomotion, movement of body, and provide body heat generation.
11 terms
unit 2 (1) Body Systems
Skeletal System
Muscular System
Cardiovascular System
Lymphatic System (Immune)
Creates framework of the body, protects internal organs, prod…
Locomotion, movement of body, and provide body heat generation.
The transport system of the body responsible for carrying oxy…
Protect the body from harmful substances and invading pathoge…
Skeletal System
Creates framework of the body, protects internal organs, prod…
Muscular System
Locomotion, movement of body, and provide body heat generation.
5 terms
Science Week 5 Part 4
Circulatory system
Nervous system
Ganglia
Hermaphroditic
a system designed to transport food and other necessary subst…
a system of sensitive cells that respond to stimuli such as s…
Masses of nerve cell bodies
possessing both the male and the female reproductive organs
Circulatory system
a system designed to transport food and other necessary subst…
Nervous system
a system of sensitive cells that respond to stimuli such as s…
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