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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…
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…
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…
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
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
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Coordination and regulation at a cellular level - nervous and endocrine system
Name the parts of the stimulus respons…
Nervous system organization
Neuron components and structure
Types of neurons
stimulus... receptor... coordinator... effector... response... This involv…
Made up of a ... the central nervous system (brain and spinal co…
Nerve cells are called neurons, ... contain a dendrite to receiv…
There are a range of different types of neurons ... Sensory or…
Name the parts of the stimulus respons…
stimulus... receptor... coordinator... effector... response... This involv…
Nervous system organization
Made up of a ... the central nervous system (brain and spinal co…
116 terms
The Nervous System
synapse
central
peripheral
dendrite
A ________ is a small space across which an impulse travels t…
The ________ nervous system is made up of the brain and spina…
The ________ nervous system is made up of all the nerves outs…
What is the branch part of the neuron that receives messages…
synapse
A ________ is a small space across which an impulse travels t…
central
The ________ nervous system is made up of the brain and spina…
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…
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…
15 terms
Module 6 "The Nervous System and the Endocrine System": Key Terms
Central Nervous System
Spinal Cord
Reflex
Sensory (Afferent) Neurons
the part of the nervous system that includes the brain and sp…
a bundle of neurons that leaves the brain and runs down the l…
an automatic involuntary response to an incoming stimulus
neurons that transmit information from the perimeter of the b…
Central Nervous System
the part of the nervous system that includes the brain and sp…
Spinal Cord
a bundle of neurons that leaves the brain and runs down the l…
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…
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…
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
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
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
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.
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
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…
34 terms
Neurons & 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)
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…
34 terms
IGCSE Coordination and Response (nervous control)
regulated
coordination
coordinator
receptor
controlled
the controlling of different parts into a working whole
parts of the body that aid coordination, such as the brain or…
A special structure that allows living organisms to sense the…
regulated
controlled
coordination
the controlling of different parts into a working whole
22 terms
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…
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…
11 terms
The Nervous System
Nervous system
Brain
Spinal Cord
Central Nervous System
Made of Structures that control the actions and reactions of…
The Body's central command organ
Allows the body to communicate to the rest of your body
The CNS consists of the brain and spinal cord
Nervous system
Made of Structures that control the actions and reactions of…
Brain
The Body's central command organ
27 terms
9. Nervous system, Identification
Cerebrum
Frontal lobe (of cerebrum)
Corpus Callosum
Parietal lobe (lateral view)
The cerebellum is the largest and most superior part of the b…
Contains the primary motor area, which directs movement of sk…
A band of white matter that allows for communication between…
Contains the somatosensory area that interprets sensations su…
Cerebrum
The cerebellum is the largest and most superior part of the b…
Frontal lobe (of cerebrum)
Contains the primary motor area, which directs movement of sk…
9 terms
Nervous System
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
somatic nervous system
autonomic nervous system
portion of the nervous system consisting of the brain and spi…
portion of the nervous system consisting of the nerves outsid…
part of th PNS that carries information to the CNS and from t…
part of the PNS that is responsible for involuntary actions (…
central nervous system
portion of the nervous system consisting of the brain and spi…
peripheral nervous system
portion of the nervous system consisting of the nerves outsid…
39 terms
PSYCH - CHAPTER 2 - THE BRAIN AND NERVOUS SYSTEM
The larger part of a neuron that is th…
Neuron extensions that receive message…
Neuron extension that sends messages t…
A nerve cell; the basic building block…
Cell Body
Dendrites
Axon
Neuron
The larger part of a neuron that is th…
Cell Body
Neuron extensions that receive message…
Dendrites
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…
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
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…
12 terms
The Nervous System Vocabulary Part 1
peripheral nervous system
central nervous system
nervous system
brain
part of the nervous system that is comprised of many nerves
part of the nervous system that is comprised of the brain& sp…
system that controls & coordinates all the functions of the h…
most complicated organ of the human body
peripheral nervous system
part of the nervous system that is comprised of many nerves
central nervous system
part of the nervous system that is comprised of the brain& sp…
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…
22 terms
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…
33 terms
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…
25 terms
Coordination and regulation - endocrine and nervous system
Stimulus
Exteroceptor
Interoceptors
Homeostasis
Something in the internal or external environment an organism…
Highly specialised cells that receive signals from the extern…
Specialised cells that detect disturbances in the internal en…
The maintenance of a relatively stable internal environment w…
Stimulus
Something in the internal or external environment an organism…
Exteroceptor
Highly specialised cells that receive signals from the extern…
7 terms
Nervous System
Brain
Cerebellum
Cerebrum
Nerve tissue
the main organ of the central nervous system
the part of the brain that controls balance and coordination
The part of the brain that controls thoughts and voluntary ac…
body tissue that carries impulses back and forth between the…
Brain
the main organ of the central nervous system
Cerebellum
the part of the brain that controls balance and coordination
50 terms
Chapter 10 Nervous System
PNS
CNS
Cranial nerves
Plexus
Peripheral Nervous System
Central Nervous System
Carry impulses between the brain and the head and neck
A large network of nerves in the PNS
PNS
Peripheral Nervous System
CNS
Central Nervous System
67 terms
Chapter 8 Nervous System
central nervous system
peripheral nervous system
neurology
neurologist
consisting of the brain and spinal cord
responsible for transmitting sensory and motor impulses back…
study of the nervous system and its disroders
physician who specializes in treating the diseases and disord…
central nervous system
consisting of the brain and spinal cord
peripheral nervous system
responsible for transmitting sensory and motor impulses back…
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…
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…
10 terms
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…
81 terms
Rside-Human A&P 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…
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…
58 terms
Central Nervous System (CNS)
Development of Nervous System
3 Phases of Neural development
Guiding Axonal Growth
Embryonic Development Week 1
Originates from neural tube and neural crest ... CNS from neural…
Proliferation of neuroblasts ... Migration ... Differentiation of n…
Scaffold of glial (guidance cells) fibers and ECM ... Attractant…
Fertilization ... Movement of Uterus ... Implantation... Blastocyst fo…
Development of Nervous System
Originates from neural tube and neural crest ... CNS from neural…
3 Phases of Neural development
Proliferation of neuroblasts ... Migration ... Differentiation of n…
56 terms
BCHS Psychology and the Nervous System
Biopsychology
Neuron
Cell body
Dendrites
How the brain and other systems influence behavior
Specialized cells of the nervous system, communicate with eac…
Main, central structure of the neuron
Parts of a neuron that receive impulses
Biopsychology
How the brain and other systems influence behavior
Neuron
Specialized cells of the nervous system, communicate with eac…
58 terms
Unit 3 Set 2: The Nervous System, Brainstem, Cortex
nervous system
central nervous system (cns)
peripheral nervous system (pns)
nerves
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication network, con…
Brain and spinal cord
the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervou…
bundled axons that form neural "cables" connecting the centra…
nervous system
the body's speedy, electrochemical communication network, con…
central nervous system (cns)
Brain and spinal cord
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
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