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Nervous System


Responsible for coordinating all the activities performed inside and outside the body nervous system
Study of the structure, function, and pathology of the nervous system neurology
Consists of brain, spinal cord, spinal nerves, and cranial nerves; controls consciousness, mental activities, voluntary functions of the five senses, and voluntary muscles central nervous system (cerebral spinal)
System of nerves that connect the outer parts of the body to the central nervous system; carries impulses to and from the central nervous system peripheral nervous system
The part of the nervous system that controls the involuntary muscles; regulates actions of involuntary muscles, glands, blood vessels, and heart autonomic nervous system
The primary structural unit of the nervous system, comprised of the cell body and nucleus neuron
Tree-like branchings of nerve fibers extending from nerve cell that receive impulses from other neurons dendrites
Send impulses away from the cell body to other neurons, glands, or muscles axon
Carry impulses or messages from the sense organs to the brain sensory nerves
Carry impulses from the brain to the muscles motor nerves
Automatic nerve reaction to a stimulus reflex
Created by: fjelstadka