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central nervous system The central nervous system is the part of the nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord
nerve impulse a signal transmitted along a nerve fiber. It consists of a wave of electrical depolarization that reverses the potential difference across the nerve cell membranes.
cerebellum the part of the brain at the back of the skull in vertebrates. Its function is to coordinate and regulate muscular activity.
cerebrum the principal and most anterior part of the brain in vertebrates, located in the front area of the skull and consisting of two hemispheres, left and right, separated by a fissure.
optic nerve each of the second pair of cranial nerves, transmitting impulses to the brain from the retina at the back of the eye
sensory nerves A sensory nerve is a nerve that carries sensory information toward the central nervous system. It is an enclosed, cable-like bundle of afferent nerve fibers in the peripheral nervous system
motor nerves a nerve carrying impulses from the brain or spinal cord to a muscle or gland.
cochlea the spiral cavity of the inner ear containing the organ of Corti, which produces nerve impulses in response to sound vibrations
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