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Ch 10- Vocab pt.3

The Language of Medicine- 8th Edition

sensory nerves carry messages to the brain and spinal cord from a receptor
spinal nerves thirty-one pairs of nerves arising from the spinal cord
stimulus agent of change in the internal or external environment that evokes a response
stroma connective and supportive tissue or an organ
sulcus depression or groove in the surface of the cerebral cortex
sympathetic nerves autonomic nerves that influence bodily functions involuntarily in times of stress
synapse space through which a nervous impulse is transmitted from one neuron to another or from a neuron to another cell, such as a muscle or gland cell
thalamus main relay center of the brain. it conducts impulses between the spinal cord and the cerebrum
vagus nerve tenth cranial nerve
ventricles of the brain canals in the brain that contain cerebrospinal fluid
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