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MC - Nervous System

Multicellular Organisms - Nervous System

What is the nervous system composed of? Brain, Spinal Cord and Nerves
What is the central nervous system composed of? Brain and Spinal cord
Which part of the brain controls thought and personality? Cerebrum
Which part of the brain controls balance and coordination? Cerebellum
Which part of the brain controls heart rate? Medulla
What is the function of the Medulla? controls breathing and heart rate
What is the function of the Cerebrum? Controls thought and personality
What is the function of the Cerebellum? Controls balance and coordination
What are the three neurons present in the reflex arc? Sensory, inter and motor (SIM)
What is the function of the receptors in the reflex arc? detect sensory stimulus (e.g sharp object)
Which neuron passes information from the inter nerve to the effector? Motor nerve
Which neuron is found in the CNS? Inter
Give two examples of an effector. Muscles and Glands
What is the function of an effector? To produce a response
What is the gap between neurons called? Synapse
What is the function of the reflex arc? Protect the body from harm
What diffuses between the neurons? chemical messages
What passes along a neuron? electrical impulses
What is the function of the sensory neuron? Carries information from the receptors in the sense organ to the inter neuron (CNS).
What is the function of the inter neuron? Carries information from the sensory neuron to the motor neuron.
What is the function of the motor neuron? Carries information from the inter neuron to the effector to produce a response.
Where are receptors located? sense organ
Which part of the brain allows someone to move away from a hot iron? Cerebellum (controls balance, movement, coordination)
Which part of the brain allows someone to remember that they have school in the morning? Cerebrum (memory, personality)
Which part of the brain allows someone to maintain their breathing rate? Medulla (involuntary processes)
Created by: StNiniansHS
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