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9. Nervous system, Identification
Left cerebral hemisphere
Anterior commissure
Basal Ganglia
Right Cerebral Hemisphere
Controls right side of body and is responsible for math, anal…
Myelinated commissure connecting cortical regions in the temp…
Subcortical gray matter nuclei. Processing link between thala…
Controls left side of body and is largely responsible for mus…
Left cerebral hemisphere
Controls right side of body and is responsible for math, anal…
Anterior commissure
Myelinated commissure connecting cortical regions in the temp…
68 terms
A & P Nervous System
pia mater
arachnoid layer
dura mater
meninges
innermost membrane; delicate fibrous membrane that adheres to…
middle membrane; thin transparent tubular sheath that has a s…
outermost membrane that is a very tough, dense fibrous connec…
3 membranes that cover and protect the spinal cord and brain
pia mater
innermost membrane; delicate fibrous membrane that adheres to…
arachnoid layer
middle membrane; thin transparent tubular sheath that has a s…
Nervous System & Nervous System Disorders
Multiple sclerosis
Meningitis
Hydrocephaly
Concussion
A disease in which the myelin sheath is attacked by the patie…
This disease is caused by a viral or bacterial infection of t…
An obstruction blocks the drainage of CSF and allows it to ac…
This can occur as a result of a blow in which the brain ricoc…
Multiple sclerosis
A disease in which the myelin sheath is attacked by the patie…
Meningitis
This disease is caused by a viral or bacterial infection of t…
26 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)
10 terms
Nervous System
Nervous System
Brain
cerebrum
Cerebellum
Communication and Control system of the body; the boss of the…
The major organ of the nervous system
Area of the brain responsible for all voluntary (things you a…
Coordinates voluntary movement and regulates muscle tone and…
Nervous System
Communication and Control system of the body; the boss of the…
Brain
The major organ of the nervous system
26 terms
Total Nervous System Vocab
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
brain
spinal cord
consists of brain and spinal cord
nerves outside the central nervous system
inside the skull and is part of the central nervous system th…
a thick column of nervous tissue that links the brain to most…
central nervous system
consists of brain and spinal cord
peripheral nervous system
nerves outside the central nervous system
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…
63 terms
A and P chap 10 Nervous system 1
nervous system
epineurium
perineurium
endoneurium
oversees all we do, detects changes affecting body, make deci…
Dense connective tissue that surrounds entire nerve including…
coarse connective tissue inside that bundles fibers into fasc…
loose connective tissue inside fasicles that encloses axons a…
nervous system
oversees all we do, detects changes affecting body, make deci…
epineurium
Dense connective tissue that surrounds entire nerve including…
35 terms
Essentials of Human A&P: Chapter 7 - 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 muscles).
12 pairs of Cranial Nerves... 31 pairs of Spinal Nerves
Regulates the activity of involuntary actions (such as cardia…
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Brain and spinal cord.
Somatic Nervous System
Controls voluntary activities (activation of skeletal muscles).
Nervous System
Brain
Brain Stem
Spinal Cord
Neurons
This organ is the center of the nervous system.
This part of the nervous system connects the brain and the sp…
A thick bunch of nerves that start at the brain stem and go d…
These cells transmit information in the form of electrical si…
Brain
This organ is the center of the nervous system.
Brain Stem
This part of the nervous system connects the brain and the sp…
30 terms
A & P chapter 11 Nervous system slides
Functions of the Nervous System
Structural Classification of the Nervo…
Organization of the Nervous System
Functional Classification of the Perip…
*Sensory input—gathering information... -To monitor changes occu…
*Central nervous system (CNS)... -Brain... -Spinal cord... *Periphera…
Study figure 7.2 on power point slides
-Motor (efferent) division (continued)... -Two subdivisions... - S…
Functions of the Nervous System
*Sensory input—gathering information... -To monitor changes occu…
Structural Classification of the Nervo…
*Central nervous system (CNS)... -Brain... -Spinal cord... *Periphera…
58 terms
A & P Chapter 10 Nervous System
neurons
neuroglial cells
central nervous system "CNS"
two sub-divisions of peripheral nervou…
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
Cells that support the neurons through: Insulation, structura…
consists of the brain and spinal cord; nerves are referred to…
the two sub-divisions: somatic nervous system SNS & autonomic…
neurons
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
neuroglial cells
Cells that support the neurons through: Insulation, structura…
15 terms
Chapter 9 Control and Coordination (The Nervous System)
Nervous system
Stimulus
Neuron
synapse
the part of an organism that gathers, processes, and responds…
a change in an organism's environment that causes a response
the basic functioning unit of the nervous system; a nerve cell
the gap between two neurons
Nervous system
the part of an organism that gathers, processes, and responds…
Stimulus
a change in an organism's environment that causes a response
The Nervous System
The Nervous System
Brain
Brain Stem
Spinal Cord
A system that the network of nerve cells and fibers that tran…
An organ of soft nervous tissue contained in the skull of ver…
The central trunk of the mammalian brain, consisting of the m…
Nerves that run up and down the length of the back and transm…
The Nervous System
A system that the network of nerve cells and fibers that tran…
Brain
An organ of soft nervous tissue contained in the skull of ver…
48 terms
A & P 1 Unit 07 Vocabulary Nervous System
Central Nervous System
Peripheral nervous system
Cerebrum
Brain stem
Brain and spinal cord
the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervou…
A portion of the brain that contains the cerebral cortex, lim…
the central trunk of the mammalian brain, consisting of the m…
Central Nervous System
Brain and spinal cord
Peripheral nervous system
the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervou…
43 terms
nervous and central nervous system
Two functions of the neuron
What is the CNS made of?
What is the PNS made of?
Purpose of Myelin Sheath
Structural units of the nervous system and to transmit electr…
Astrocytes, microglia, oligodendrocytes, brain and spinal chord
Satellite cells and Schwann cells
Surround and protect nerve fiber core
Two functions of the neuron
Structural units of the nervous system and to transmit electr…
What is the CNS made of?
Astrocytes, microglia, oligodendrocytes, brain and spinal chord
81 terms
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…
53 terms
Chapter 12 Nervous System Review
neuron
brain
cns
pns
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
specialized group of nerve cells that controls & coordinates…
the portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of th…
subdivision of the nervous system that brings information to…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
brain
specialized group of nerve cells that controls & coordinates…
31 terms
The Nervous System
Neurons
Impulses
Cell body
Dendrites
Nervous tissue that consist of masses of nerve cells
Transportation of information in the form of electro chemical…
A rounded area in a typical neuron
One of the two types of extensions of a cell body. Dendrites…
Neurons
Nervous tissue that consist of masses of nerve cells
Impulses
Transportation of information in the form of electro chemical…
92 terms
Nervous System 2016
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…
54 terms
Ch 12 Nervous System Review
neuron
brain
CNS
PNS
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
specialized group of nerve cells that controls & coordinates…
the portion of the vertebrate nervous system consisting of th…
subdivision of the nervous system that brings information to…
neuron
a nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
brain
specialized group of nerve cells that controls & coordinates…
49 terms
Communication Networks: Nervous System
Endocrine System
Nervous System
endocrine & nervous system have in com…
Central Nervous System (CNS)
communicates using chemicals placed in the blood stream.... - s…
regulates and controls using electrical messages... - electrica…
both are communication networks
Lies mid-line of the body... made up of the brain and spinal cord
Endocrine System
communicates using chemicals placed in the blood stream.... - s…
Nervous System
regulates and controls using electrical messages... - electrica…
48 terms
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
40 terms
Anatomy and Physiology of Nervous System
Nervous System
Sensory Input
Sensory Receptors
Stimuli
A conglomeration of billions of cells specifically designed t…
Information gathered by sensory receptors about internal and…
Specialized cells unique to each sense organ that respond to…
Changes in the environment
Nervous System
A conglomeration of billions of cells specifically designed t…
Sensory Input
Information gathered by sensory receptors about internal and…
40 terms
Organ System
Cell
tissue
organ
organ system
The basic unit of all living things except viruses.
any of the distinct types of material of which animals or pla…
a part of an organism that is typically self-contained and ha…
is a group of organs that work together to perform one or mor…
Cell
The basic unit of all living things except viruses.
tissue
any of the distinct types of material of which animals or pla…
17 terms
Human Biology and Health - The Nervous System
Functions of the Nervous System
Organs of the Nervous System
Brain
Spinal Cord
1. Receives information about what is happening inside and ou…
Brain and Spinal Cord
The part of the central nervous system that is located in the…
The thick column of nervous tissue that links the brain to mo…
Functions of the Nervous System
1. Receives information about what is happening inside and ou…
Organs of the Nervous System
Brain and Spinal Cord
14 terms
Nervous System
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
Nervous system
Sensory Input
Division of nervous system which includes the brain and spina…
Division of nervous system which includes 12 pairs of cranial…
A conglomeration of billions of cells specifically designed t…
Information gathered by sensory receptors about internal and…
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Division of nervous system which includes the brain and spina…
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
Division of nervous system which includes 12 pairs of cranial…
Organ System overview
Cell
tissue
organ
organ system
The basic unit of all living things except viruses.
any of the distinct types of material of which animals or pla…
a part of an organism that is typically self-contained and ha…
is a group of organs that work together to perform one or mor…
Cell
The basic unit of all living things except viruses.
tissue
any of the distinct types of material of which animals or pla…
35 terms
IGCSE Coordination and Response (nervous control)
regulated
coordination
coordinator
stimulus
controlled
the controlling of different parts into a working whole
parts of the body that aid coordination, such as the brain or…
A change in the environment that can be sensed
regulated
controlled
coordination
the controlling of different parts into a working whole
65 terms
Human A and P Nervous system Chp. 7
Nervous System
Three overlapping functions of nervous…
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
the master controlling and communicating system of the body
1. monitor changes occurring inside and outside the body call…
consists of the brain and spinal cord, found in the dorsal bo…
consists mainly of nerves that extend from the brain and spin…
Nervous System
the master controlling and communicating system of the body
Three overlapping functions of nervous…
1. monitor changes occurring inside and outside the body call…
13 terms
The nervous system
Nervous system
Central nervous system
Peripheral nervous system
Sensory neurons
body's speedy, electrochemical communication network, consist…
the brain and the spinal cord
sensory and motor neurons that connect the CNS and the rest o…
neurons that carry incoming information from the sensory rece…
Nervous system
body's speedy, electrochemical communication network, consist…
Central nervous system
the brain and the spinal cord
16 terms
Nervous System
Stimulus
Stimuli
Coordinate.
Vital
Something that causes a reaction.
Plural form of stimulus.
Working together.
Important for life.
Stimulus
Something that causes a reaction.
Stimuli
Plural form of stimulus.
13 terms
The Nervous System - Book
Nervous system
Stimulus
Neurons
Synapse
The part of an organism that gathers, processes, and response…
A change in an organisms environment that causes a response.
The basic functioning units of the nervous system.
A gap between two neurons.
Nervous system
The part of an organism that gathers, processes, and response…
Stimulus
A change in an organisms environment that causes a response.
The Nervous System
Neuron
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
Brain
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
The subdivision of the nervous system consisting of the brain…
A division of the nervous system consisting of all nerves tha…
The mass of nerve tissue that is the main control center of t…
Neuron
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
Central Nervous System
The subdivision of the nervous system consisting of the brain…
9 terms
Nervous System
Nervous System
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
Nerves
The body's speedy electrochemical communication network, cons…
Brain & Spinal Cord
The sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervou…
Bundles of axons that form neural "cables" connecting the cen…
Nervous System
The body's speedy electrochemical communication network, cons…
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Brain & Spinal Cord
32 terms
Chap 19 - Nervous System
Brain
Central Nervous System
Homeostasis
Peripheral Nervous System
The major organ of the central nervous system that is vital f…
contains the brain and spinal cord - one of two major divisio…
maintains stability and equilibrium within the body
outside the brain and spinal cord - contains all the nerves t…
Brain
The major organ of the central nervous system that is vital f…
Central Nervous System
contains the brain and spinal cord - one of two major divisio…
168 terms
A+P- Nervous System
Homeostasis
Control center and communication network
Functions
Central nervous system
-Balanced internal environment... -Controlled by nervous and end…
-Directs functions of the body's organs and systems ... -Interpr…
- Monitor changes occurring both inside and outside of the bo…
Brain and spinal cord
Homeostasis
-Balanced internal environment... -Controlled by nervous and end…
Control center and communication network
-Directs functions of the body's organs and systems ... -Interpr…
nervous system vocab
autonomic nervous system
reflex
cerebellum
brain
helps maintain a balanced in the involuntary function of the…
a non concious reaction in which the impulse goes to the spin…
the part where all your involuntary actions are controlled
mass of nerve tissue well protected by membranes
autonomic nervous system
helps maintain a balanced in the involuntary function of the…
reflex
a non concious reaction in which the impulse goes to the spin…
43 terms
Honors A&P - Nervous System Vocab and Labeling
rapid, predictable, and involuntary re…
consist of the brain and spinal cord
allows voluntary control of muscles
this area includes the medulla, pons,…
Reflexes
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Somatic Nervous System
Brain Stem
rapid, predictable, and involuntary re…
Reflexes
consist of the brain and spinal cord
Central Nervous System (CNS)
30 terms
Nervous System
brain
spinal cord
CNS (central nervous system)
neuron
the body's central command organ. 3 main parts; cerebrum, cer…
allows the brain to communicate with the rest of the body
includes the brain and the spinal cord
cell that moves messages in the form of fast-moving electrica…
brain
the body's central command organ. 3 main parts; cerebrum, cer…
spinal cord
allows the brain to communicate with the rest of the body
98 terms
Nervous System (37, 38)
amplification
autonomic nervous system
biological clock
Brainstem
the act of increasing voltage or power or current
A subdivision of the peripheral nervous system. Controls invo…
Term for the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) in the hypothalamu…
A collection of structures in the vertebrate brain, including…
amplification
the act of increasing voltage or power or current
autonomic nervous system
A subdivision of the peripheral nervous system. Controls invo…
75 terms
A & P CH. 12 Intro to Nervous System
Nervous System
Sensory Function
Integrative function
Motor Function
responsible for all of your perceptions behaviors memories an…
detect internal and external stimuli
processes sensory information by analyzing and storing some o…
Once sensory info is processed the nervous system may illicit…
Nervous System
responsible for all of your perceptions behaviors memories an…
Sensory Function
detect internal and external stimuli
133 terms
A&P Nervous System
Two organ systems coordinate all activ…
What is the most complex organ system…
Functions of the nervous system:
Nervous System Anatomical Divisions
-Nervous System (responses are fast and brief)... -Endocrine Sys…
Nervous System
1. Monitors the body's internal and external environments... 2.…
...
Two organ systems coordinate all activ…
-Nervous System (responses are fast and brief)... -Endocrine Sys…
What is the most complex organ system…
Nervous System
58 terms
RHS Anatomy & Physiology: Nervous System
neurons
nerve impulses
cell body
dendrites
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
Self-propagating wave of electrical disturbance that travels…
The part of a neuron that contains the nucleus
Branchlike parts of a neuron that are specialized to receive…
neurons
A nerve cell; the basic building block of the nervous system.
nerve impulses
Self-propagating wave of electrical disturbance that travels…
A&P Nervous System part 1
nervous system
sensory input
sensory receptors
stimuli
the network of nerve cells and fibers that transmits nerve im…
Information gathered by sensory receptors about internal and…
nerves that respond to stimuli and trigger electrical signals
A change in the environment that is detected by sensory recep…
nervous system
the network of nerve cells and fibers that transmits nerve im…
sensory input
Information gathered by sensory receptors about internal and…
35 terms
MAP - Nervous System
Functions of the Nervous System
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Peripheral Nervous System (PNS)
Autonomic Nervous System (ANS)
Sensory, Integrative, Motor
Brain and Spinal Cord
Nerves, Split into the ANS & SNS
Involuntary part of the PNS; contains the Sympathetic and Par…
Functions of the Nervous System
Sensory, Integrative, Motor
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Brain and Spinal Cord
64 terms
Nervous System
Neuron
CNS
PNS
Central
A nerve cell
The brain and the spinal cord form this system (abbreviation)
The nervous system not involving the brain or spinal cord. (a…
The brain and the spinal cord are called the ................…
Neuron
A nerve cell
CNS
The brain and the spinal cord form this system (abbreviation)
13 terms
The Nervous System Grade 5
nervous system
The nervous system allows you to exper…
The nervous system consists of 2 parts:
peripheral nervous system
A system in the body that includes the brain, spinal cord, an…
react to your environment
a.The central nervous system - is made up of the brain and th…
A part of the nervous system that is made up of nerves and ne…
nervous system
A system in the body that includes the brain, spinal cord, an…
The nervous system allows you to exper…
react to your environment
51 terms
Unit A - Nervous System (pt 1)
What are 3 parts the nervous system is…
Receptors
Nerve Cells
Effectors
1. Receptors... 2. Nerve Cells... 3. Effectors
Nerve cells used to detect changes
Fast cell communication, sends impulses through nervous system
Muscles or glands
What are 3 parts the nervous system is…
1. Receptors... 2. Nerve Cells... 3. Effectors
Receptors
Nerve cells used to detect changes
10 terms
Unit #8 BS Cells of the Nervous System
Glial Cells
Schwann Cells
Oligodencrocytes
Dendrite
Group of cells responsible for taking care of high neurons. T…
Cells found in peripheral nervous system responsible for prod…
Cells found in the central nervous system that are responsibl…
Portion of neuron responsible for receiving information from…
Glial Cells
Group of cells responsible for taking care of high neurons. T…
Schwann Cells
Cells found in peripheral nervous system responsible for prod…
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