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The central nervous system (CNS) contains brain and spinal cord
The peripheral nervous system (PNS) contains cranial nerves and spinal nerves
What are the 3 parts of a neuron Dendrites, Cell Body, Axon
What is the function of dendrites conduct impulses to the cell body of neurons
What is the function of axons conduct impulses away from cell body of neurons
What are the 3 types of neurons sensory, motor, interneuron
Sensory neurons are responsible for transmitting impulses to the spinal cord and brain from all parts of the body
Motor neurons are responsible for transmitting impulses in the opposite direction or away from spinal cord and brain
Interneurons conduct impulses from sensory neurons to motor neurons
What type of cell is a supporting cell of the nervous system Glia
What type of glia cell act as microbe-eatiung scavengers in inflamed or degenerative brain tissue Microglia
What are the 3 parts of the brainstem medulla oblongata, pons, and midbrain
What is the function of the cerebellum helps control muscle contractions; maintain balance, move smoothly, and sustain normal posture
What is the function of the hypothalamus controls hormones secretion by anterior and posterior pituitary gland; controls body temp, appetite, wakefulness, and pleasure
What is the function of the thalamus emotions of pleasantness or unpleasantness
What is the function of the cerebrum responsible for mental processes, sensations, consciousness, memory, and voluntary movements
Ridges of the brian are called gyri
There are how many spinal nerves 31
What are the 4 lobes of the brain frontal, temporal, parietal, and occipital
How many pairs of cranial nerves are there 12 pair
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