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Nervous System 7-1

Nervous system Test Vocab

Response what your body odes in reaction to stimulus.
Nerve A bundle of nerve fibers.
Nerve impulse The message that a neuron carries.
Stimulus Any change or signal in the environment that can make an organism react.
Neuron A cell that caries information through your nervous system.
Spinal Cord A thick column of nreve tissue.
Reflex An automatic response that occurs very rapidly and wihtout conscious control.
Cerebellum the part of the brain that coordiantes the actions of your muscles and helps keep your balance.
Concussion A bruiselike injury of the brain.
Brain The part of the central nervous system that controls most body functions.
Brainstem The part of the brain that controls the body's vulonary activities.
Cerebrum The part of the brain that interprets inout from the senses, controls the movement of skeletal muscles, and carreies out complex mental processes.
Cochela Contains receptors that convert sound vibrations to impulses that are sent to the brain.
Nearsightedness People who can see nearby objects clearly but cannot see objects far away clearly.
Farsightedness People who can see objects in the distance clearly but cannot see nearby objects clearly.
Eardrum A membrane in the ear that vibrates when sound waves strike it.
Created by: emmie.lewis