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MVMS Nervous System

spinal cord column of bundles of nerve cells that carry impulses to and from the brain
response an action or change in behavior that occurs due to a stimulus
medulla controls involuntary actions like heartbeat, breathing and blood pressure
sensory neuron receive info and sens impulses to the brain or spinal cord
motor neuron conduct impulses from the brain to muscles and glands throughout your body
cerebellum coordinates your muscle action and helps you keep your balance
cerebrum largest part of the brain. Movement, sight,hearing, speech and thinking part of the brain
impulse message carried by nerve cells
brain coordinates all of your body's activities
right hemisphere controls the left side of the body
left hemisphere controls the right side of the body
reflex an involuntary, automatic response to a stimulus controlled by the spinal cord.
autonomic nervous system regulates involuntary organs, muscles and glands
peripheral nervous system carries messages to and from the central nervous system to the muscles and the organs
central nervous system brain and spinal cord. Controls the movement and action of the entire body
neuron a cell that carries info throughout the nervous system
dendrites receive messages and send them to the cell body
axon carry messages away from the cell body
left brain speaking, reading, writing, words, numbers, calculations, and logical problems
right brain shapes, drawing, painting, music and ideas. Humor and intuition.
concussion Injury where your brain shifts inside your head and knocks against the inside of the skull
Created by: bonniehodder