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Nervous System 1

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Response reaction to a stimulus
Impulse electrical/chemical message carried by nerve cells
Central Nervous System Brain and spinal cord
Peripheral Nervous System nerves outside the brain and spinal cord
Neuron nerve cell
Stimulus a change in the environment
Synapse a gap between nerve cells
Neurotransmitter - chemical that goes from end of one nerve cell to a receptor on another nerve cell. It sends a message from one cell to another.
Cerebellum – part of brain that controls balance and body motion.
Cerebrum largest part of the brain that controls the senses and thinking.
Medulla – part of the brain that controls heartbeat and breathing rate.
Nervous System body system made up of the brain, spinal cord and all the nerves that control body activities.
Created by: gjsund1988
 

 



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