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Chapter 31 Living Environment Nervous System
peripheral nervous system
central nervous system
cell body
dendrite
Consists of nerves and supporting cells, and collects informa…
Consists of the brain and spinal cord, and processes that inf…
The largest part of a typical neuron which contains the nucle…
Short, branched extensions spreading out from the cell body t…
peripheral nervous system
Consists of nerves and supporting cells, and collects informa…
central nervous system
Consists of the brain and spinal cord, and processes that inf…
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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)
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The Nervous System !
Central nervous system
Peripheral nervous system
Neurons
Dendrite
Part of the nervous system that is made up of the brain and s…
Part of the nervous system that consists of all of the nerves…
Nerve cells. They carry electrical messages from one area of…
The branched part of the neuron that receives incoming messag…
Central nervous system
Part of the nervous system that is made up of the brain and s…
Peripheral nervous system
Part of the nervous system that consists of all of the nerves…
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The Brain and Nervous System Vocabulary
stimulus
response
neuron
sensory neuron
A signal from the environment (wave, chemical, or pressure) t…
An action or change in behavior that occurs in reaction to a…
A cell that carries information through the nervous system.
Neurons that detect stimuli and then send messages to the bra…
stimulus
A signal from the environment (wave, chemical, or pressure) t…
response
An action or change in behavior that occurs in reaction to a…
36 terms
Chapter 31 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…
35 terms
The Nervous System Anatomy
Central nervous system
Peripheral nervous system
Motor division
Sensory division
Part of the nervous system that is made up of the brain and s…
Part of the nervous system that consists of all of the nerves…
Carries messages from the Central Nervous System to the inter…
Carries messages from the sense organs (eyes, ears, receptors…
Central nervous system
Part of the nervous system that is made up of the brain and s…
Peripheral nervous system
Part of the nervous system that consists of all of the nerves…
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the Nervous System and the Brain
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
neurons
cell body
the brain and the spinal cord
nerve cells that send messages between the central nervous sy…
nerve cells that run through our entire bodies and communicat…
produces energy that fuels the neuron's activity
central nervous system
the brain and the spinal cord
peripheral nervous system
nerve cells that send messages between the central nervous sy…
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7th Grade Science Chapter 5 : The Nervous System and Senses
nervous system
ventricles
corpus callosum
frontal lobe
the central nervous system is in the midline of the body, and…
interconnecting spaces that produce and serve as a reservoir…
a thick band of axons that connects the two cerebral hemisphe…
controls motor functions and permits voluntary muscle control…
nervous system
the central nervous system is in the midline of the body, and…
ventricles
interconnecting spaces that produce and serve as a reservoir…
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l5 brain and nervous system
medulla
cerebellum
hypothalamus
pituitary gland
unconscious activity... movement of heart, gut and breathing
co-ordinating muscles and balance
themoregulation... other regulation of body functions
produces hormones e.g ADH... controls reactions in body
medulla
unconscious activity... movement of heart, gut and breathing
cerebellum
co-ordinating muscles and balance
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Nervous System
Brain
Spinal Cord
Nerve Cells
Stimuli
The control center of the body. It controls body FUNCTIONS an…
Carries information to and from the brain.
These specialized cells collect information from the environm…
Things in our environment that cause us to act- our 5 senses…
Brain
The control center of the body. It controls body FUNCTIONS an…
Spinal Cord
Carries information to and from the brain.
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Nervous System
Action Potential
cerebrum
Corpus Callosum
Midbrain
A neural impulse; a brief electrical charge that travels down…
Area of the brain responsible for all voluntary activities of…
A thick band of axons that connects the two cerebral hemisphe…
A small part of the brain above the pons that integrates sens…
Action Potential
A neural impulse; a brief electrical charge that travels down…
cerebrum
Area of the brain responsible for all voluntary activities of…
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Nervous System and the Brain
central nervous system
neurons
cell body
dendrites
brain and spinal cord
building blocks that make up the central nervous system
produces energy that fuels the neuron's activity
receive info from other neurons and transmit the messages TO…
central nervous system
brain and spinal cord
neurons
building blocks that make up the central nervous system
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Nervous System (Kenny)
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…
18 terms
Brain and Nervous System
Stimulus
Response
Neuron
Sensory Neuron
A signal from the environment (wave, chemical,or pressure) th…
An action or change in behavior that occurs in reaction to a…
A cell that carries information through the nervous system
Neurons that detect stimuli and then send messages to the bra…
Stimulus
A signal from the environment (wave, chemical,or pressure) th…
Response
An action or change in behavior that occurs in reaction to a…
47 terms
Nervous System including the senses
Stimulus
Response
Neurons
Nerve impulse
any change or signal in the environment that can make an orga…
is what your body does in reaction to stimulus
the cells that carry information through your nervous system
the message that a neuron carries
Stimulus
any change or signal in the environment that can make an orga…
Response
is what your body does in reaction to stimulus
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The nervous system-Intro
neurons
3 main components of a neuron
neuron cell body
dendrites
Inividual nerve cells
cell body, dendrites, axon
contains nucleus
branching sections of neuron that receive information
neurons
Inividual nerve cells
3 main components of a neuron
cell body, dendrites, axon
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CH 19 Nervous System/Brain/Senses
Stimulus
Response
Neuron
Dendrite
any change or signal in the environment that can cause an org…
reaction to a stimulus.
nerve cell.
carries impulses into the nerve cell body.
Stimulus
any change or signal in the environment that can cause an org…
Response
reaction to a stimulus.
Ch 7 Nervous System Part 1- Organization
nervous system
sensory input
integration
motor output
the sensory and control system of the body, consisting of a n…
when sensory organs send info from the environment to the brain
to process and interpret sensory input and decide if action i…
The conduction of signals from a processing center in a centr…
nervous system
the sensory and control system of the body, consisting of a n…
sensory input
when sensory organs send info from the environment to the brain
20 terms
Nervous System Flashcards
What is grey matter?
Name and describe the 2 divisions of t…
Describe a "Polarized" neuron
Afferent neuron
Neuron cell bodies and unmyelinated axons (Found on surface o…
Sympathetic - Fight-or-Flight... Parasympathetic - Resting and d…
Resting neuron with an overall negative charge. More Na+ ions…
Also called Sensory neuron, Sends info toward CNS
What is grey matter?
Neuron cell bodies and unmyelinated axons (Found on surface o…
Name and describe the 2 divisions of t…
Sympathetic - Fight-or-Flight... Parasympathetic - Resting and d…
21 terms
Living environment 8: nervous system
Nervous system
CNS: central nervous system
PNS: peripheral nervous system
Stimulus
interprets stimuli and coordinates other organ systems to res…
(brain and spinal cord) forms a "bridge" between sensory and…
(all nerve tissue) carries info between CNS & PNS
specific change in the environment that affects the nervous s…
Nervous system
interprets stimuli and coordinates other organ systems to res…
CNS: central nervous system
(brain and spinal cord) forms a "bridge" between sensory and…
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Nervous System and Sense organs
neurone
nerve impulse
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
a nerve cell
the message carried by a neuron
Brain and spinal cord
A division of the nervous system consisting of all nerves tha…
neurone
a nerve cell
nerve impulse
the message carried by a neuron
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Nervous System Quiz 12/4
sensory
Sensory (afferent) Neurons
Synapse
Synaptic Transmission
receptors gather info from external environment (light, sound…
carry nerve impulses from peripheral body parts into brain or…
A junction between 2 communicating neurons. Info travels from…
When an impulse diffuses across the synaptic knob and release…
sensory
receptors gather info from external environment (light, sound…
Sensory (afferent) Neurons
carry nerve impulses from peripheral body parts into brain or…
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Nervous System Grover
neuron
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
cerebrum
a nerve cell
brain and spinal cord
connects the CNS to other parts of the body
part of the brain that controls voluntary movements and recei…
neuron
a nerve cell
central nervous system
brain and spinal cord
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Unit 3: Nervous System
neurons
nervous system
stimulus
homeostasis
nerve cells
the body system that detects and responds to stimuli; it send…
anything in the internal or external environment that causes…
an organism's ability to keep the proper conditions inside no…
neurons
nerve cells
nervous system
the body system that detects and responds to stimuli; it send…
14 terms
nervous system vocabulary
neuron
cerebellum
cerebrum
medulla
brain cells
part of the brain that controls balance and body motion
large part of the brain that controls the senses and thinking
part of the brain that controls the heart beat and breathing…
neuron
brain cells
cerebellum
part of the brain that controls balance and body motion
109 terms
Human Anatomy: Brain, Nervous System, Senses
Function of nervous system
Divisions of the nervous system
CNS
PNS
gather sensory information, decide what to do with it, tell t…
Central NS ... Peripheral NS
central nervous system; brain and spinal cord
peripheral nervous system: made of nerves going to and from t…
Function of nervous system
gather sensory information, decide what to do with it, tell t…
Divisions of the nervous system
Central NS ... Peripheral NS
Nervous system (brings info to brain)
Central nervous system
Peripheral nervous system
Somatic nervous system
Autonomic nervous system
Brain and spinal chord; all the nerves housed within bone
Consists of all the nerves in our body; all the nerves not en…
Controls our voluntary muscle movements; motor cortex sends i…
Controls the autonomic functions of the body (heart, organs,…
Central nervous system
Brain and spinal chord; all the nerves housed within bone
Peripheral nervous system
Consists of all the nerves in our body; all the nerves not en…
8 terms
Nervous system
Nervous System
sensory neuron
motor neuron
neuron
It controls and coordinates functions throughout the body and…
carry impulses from the sense organs to the spinal cord and b…
carry impulses from the brain and spinal cord to the muscles…
The basic cell of the nervous system that transmits nervous i…
Nervous System
It controls and coordinates functions throughout the body and…
sensory neuron
carry impulses from the sense organs to the spinal cord and b…
9 terms
Nervous System
nervous system
brain, spinal cord, and nerves
nerves
brain stem, cerebrum, and cerebellum
takes in and responds to information
the nervous system is made of these three parts
wire like structures that spread throughout the body
the brain is made of these three parts
nervous system
takes in and responds to information
brain, spinal cord, and nerves
the nervous system is made of these three parts
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The Brain and Nervous System Vocabulary
stimulus
response
neuron
sensory neuron
A signal from the environment (wave, chemical, or pressure) t…
An action or change in behavior that occurs in reaction to a…
A cell that carries information through the nervous system.
Neurons that detect stimuli and then send messages to the bra…
stimulus
A signal from the environment (wave, chemical, or pressure) t…
response
An action or change in behavior that occurs in reaction to a…
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Nervous System
Response
Stimulus
Sensory receptor
Sense organ
An action or change in behaviour that occurs in reaction to a…
Any change or signal in the environment that can make an orga…
Specialised cells that can sense a stimulus.
Organs that include the eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and skin, an…
Response
An action or change in behaviour that occurs in reaction to a…
Stimulus
Any change or signal in the environment that can make an orga…
61 terms
The Brain & Nervous System
Natural Selection
Phenotype
Genotype
Natural Selection & Human Evolution
Favorable adaptations to features of environment allow some m…
observable characteristic
genetic structure
-language... -bipedalism = ability to walk up-right... -encephaliza…
Natural Selection
Favorable adaptations to features of environment allow some m…
Phenotype
observable characteristic
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Nervous System - Brain & Spinal Cord
Functions of the Nervous System
Sensory Input
Motor Output
Integration
Master controlling & integration system... Sensory Input... Integra…
Info received by the CNS from sensations in the body... To the b…
Reactions by muscles/glands to info received... Away from the br…
Processing of info received by the CNS
Functions of the Nervous System
Master controlling & integration system... Sensory Input... Integra…
Sensory Input
Info received by the CNS from sensations in the body... To the b…
37 terms
Chapter 7 The Nervous System
Nervous System Functions
Sensory Function
Integrative Function
Motor Functions
Sensory Function... Integrative Function... Motor Function
Neurons sense changes in the internal and external environmen…
Central Nervous System neurons analyze sensory info and make…
Central Nervous System neurons sends commands to effectors to…
Nervous System Functions
Sensory Function... Integrative Function... Motor Function
Sensory Function
Neurons sense changes in the internal and external environmen…
37 terms
The nervous system and brain
Neuron
Dendrite
Axon
Myelin Sheath
-nerve cell... -basic building block of nervous system ... -grain s…
-receive info and take it to the cell body
-transmits signals
-speeds transmission
Neuron
-nerve cell... -basic building block of nervous system ... -grain s…
Dendrite
-receive info and take it to the cell body
28 terms
Moore Review Human Nervous System
neurons
dendrites
nucleus
cyton
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
A neuron's bushy, branching extensions that receive messages…
A part of the cell containing DNA and RNA and responsible for…
the cell body of a neuron
neurons
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
dendrites
A neuron's bushy, branching extensions that receive messages…
The Brain and Nervous System Vocabulary
stimulus
response
neuron
sensory neuron
A signal from the environment (wave, chemical, or pressure) t…
An action or change in behavior that occurs in reaction to a…
A cell that carries information through the nervous system.
Neurons that detect stimuli and then send messages to the bra…
stimulus
A signal from the environment (wave, chemical, or pressure) t…
response
An action or change in behavior that occurs in reaction to a…
20 terms
The Nervous system
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
cerebrum
cerebellum
A subdivision of the human nervous system comprising the brai…
A division of the nervous system consisting of all nerves tha…
Higher level brain functions; intelligence, personality, thou…
Balance, coordination, and muscle memory
Central Nervous System
A subdivision of the human nervous system comprising the brai…
Peripheral Nervous System
A division of the nervous system consisting of all nerves tha…
100 terms
Nervous System/Brain Parts
Central Nervous System
Spinal Cord
Peripheral Nervous System
Sensory Nerves
receives, processes, interprets, and stores incoming sensory…
extension of the brain, produces spinal reflexes which are au…
Handles CNS's input and output. All portions of the NS except…
carry messages to spinal cord and brain
Central Nervous System
receives, processes, interprets, and stores incoming sensory…
Spinal Cord
extension of the brain, produces spinal reflexes which are au…
27 terms
Lab 15: Nervous System and Senses
Brain
Forebrain
Midbrain
Hind brain
Enlarged anterior end of the nerve chord
contains olfactory bulb and cerebrum
Optic lobe
Contains cerebellum
Brain
Enlarged anterior end of the nerve chord
Forebrain
contains olfactory bulb and cerebrum
30 terms
Health Nervous System
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
cerebrum
cerebellum
control center of the body, includes brain and spinal cord
includes all other parts of nervous system, links the brain a…
consists of several specialized regions that receive messages…
coordinates your body's movements and helps keep your balance
central nervous system
control center of the body, includes brain and spinal cord
peripheral nervous system
includes all other parts of nervous system, links the brain a…
12 terms
Ch 7 Nervous Sytem Organization
nervous system
sensory input
integration
motor output
the sensory and control apparatus consisting of a network of…
when sensory organs send info from the environment to the brain
to process and interpret sensory input and decide if action i…
The conduction of signals from a processing center in a centr…
nervous system
the sensory and control apparatus consisting of a network of…
sensory input
when sensory organs send info from the environment to the brain
35 terms
Regulation (Nervous & Endocrine Systems)
Nervous System
Nervous Control
Endocrine System
Chemical Control
Fast, short lived response. Electrical impulses sent over neu…
The nervous systems ability to regulate our responses to stim…
Slow, long lived response. Chemical messages sent via the blo…
The endocrine systems ability to regulate our response to sti…
Nervous System
Fast, short lived response. Electrical impulses sent over neu…
Nervous Control
The nervous systems ability to regulate our responses to stim…
10 terms
The Nervous System
peripheral nervous system
somatic nervous system
autonomic nervous system
sympathetic division
-contains all the neural structures that lie outside of the b…
-a system of sensory and motor neurons that sense and respond…
-a system that senses the body's internal functions... -controls…
-activation or arousal function (fight or flight)... -when you a…
peripheral nervous system
-contains all the neural structures that lie outside of the b…
somatic nervous system
-a system of sensory and motor neurons that sense and respond…
13 terms
Peripheral Nervous System
2 Main Divisions of PNS
2 Divisions of Motor Division
2 Divisions of Autonomic Nervous System
Function of PNS
Sensory & Motor Division
Somatic & Autonomic Nervous System
Sympathetic & Parasympathetic
nerves and nerve cells that carry messages between body and C…
2 Main Divisions of PNS
Sensory & Motor Division
2 Divisions of Motor Division
Somatic & Autonomic Nervous System
34 terms
The Nervous System !
Central nervous system
Peripheral nervous system
Neurons
Dendrite
Part of the nervous system that is made up of the brain and s…
Part of the nervous system that consists of all of the nerves…
Nerve cells. They carry electrical messages from one area of…
The branched part of the neuron that receives incoming messag…
Central nervous system
Part of the nervous system that is made up of the brain and s…
Peripheral nervous system
Part of the nervous system that consists of all of the nerves…
16 terms
The Nervous System
Nervous System
Cranium
Spinal Cord
Peripheral Nerves
Consists of brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves
Bone that protects the brain
Bundle of nerves that connects to the brain and all other par…
Nerves outside the spinal cord and brain
Nervous System
Consists of brain, spinal cord and peripheral nerves
Cranium
Bone that protects the brain
46 terms
Organization of the Nervous System
Brain, spinal cord
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
information
Central Nervous System is composed of the _?_ and _?_.
CNS stands for _?_.
PNS stands for _?_.
The PNS moves _?_ to and from the brain and spinal cord
Brain, spinal cord
Central Nervous System is composed of the _?_ and _?_.
Central Nervous System
CNS stands for _?_.
155 terms
Nervous System and Senses
Peripheral NS
Central NS
Autonomic NS
Somatic NS
all other nerves
brain and spinal cord
involuntary (breathing, heart beat)
voluntary (moving down)
Peripheral NS
all other nerves
Central NS
brain and spinal cord
24 terms
The Brain and Nervous System Vocabulary
stimulus
response
neuron
sensory neuron
A signal from the environment (wave, chemical, or pressure) t…
An action or change in behavior that occurs in reaction to a…
A cell that carries information through the nervous system.
Neurons that detect stimuli and then send messages to the bra…
stimulus
A signal from the environment (wave, chemical, or pressure) t…
response
An action or change in behavior that occurs in reaction to a…
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