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Central and Peripheal Nervous systems

what are the two major divisions of the nervous system the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system
what are the 3 types of neurons of the nervous system sensory, associative, motor
what is the basic unit of the nervous system neurons
name the parts of the neuron cell body,dendrites, axon
what do the dendrites do carry impulses toward the cell body
what does the axon do carries input away from the cell body
what is the space between two neurons or a neuron and a receptor called the synapse
what does the combining form gil/o mean glue
what is myelin it is a protective covering and insulator
what is the CNS made up of the brain and spinal cord
what is the combining form for the brain encephala/o
what is the combining form for the spinal cord myel/o
what is the meninges a three layered membrane the surrounds the CNS
what is the cerebrospinal fluid do nourishes, cools, cushions the CNS
what is the combining form for skull crani/o
what are the three main brain divisions cerebrum, cerebellum, brainstem
what does the brainstem do it is the bridge between the brain and the body systems
what is the major function of the spinal cord its a pathway for impulses going to and from the brain
name the divisions of the peripheral nervous system somatic & autonomic system
what system is the autonomic system part of peripheral system
what are the two divisions of the ANS sympathetic and parasympathetic
what does the sympathetic system control the fight or flight response
what does the parasympathetic system control maintains normal body functions
how many pairs of cranial nerves are there 12
what are neurons specialized cells that respond to stimuli and conduct from one part of a cell to another
nerves that carry information toward the CNS brain are called what sensory nerves
nerves that carry information only away from the CNS to other parts of the body are called what motor nerves
the autonomic nervous system does what the self governing part of the nervous system, it operates independently of conscious thought.
what is an impulse carrying fiber nerve
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