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HESI: NERVOUS SYS

Hesi: Nervous Sys

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The ________ nervous system is made up of the brain and spinal cord Central
The ________ nervous system is made up of all the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord. Peripheral
part of the neuron that receives messages and sends them to the cell body? Dendrites
part of the neuron that transports messages away from the cell body? Axon
A ________ is made up of a cell body, dendrite, and axon Neuron
When a movement causes the spinal cord to interpret an impulse from the brain from sensory receptors this movement is called a ________. Reflex
Which part of the body is made up of bundles of neurons that carry impulses from all parts of the body to the brain and from the brain to all parts of the body? spinal cord
The regulation of steady, life-maintaining conditions inside an organisms is called ________. Homeostais
This is the largest part of the brain. Thinking takes place Cerebrum
This part of the brain coordinates voluntary muscle movements. Cerebellum
Nerve cells that receive information and send impulses to the brain or spinal cord are called ________ neurons. Sensory (Afferent)
Nerve cells that conduct impulses from the brain to muscles and glands throughout your body are called ________ neurons. Motor (Efferent)
part of the brain stem controls involuntary actions such as heartbeat, breathing, and blood pressure Medulla Oblongata
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