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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 stimulus (e.g sharp object)
Which neuron passes information from the inter nerve to the effector? Motor nerve
What is the function of the sensory neuron? Passes information from the receptors to the inter neuron
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 function of the inter neuron? To pass information from the sensory to the motor neuron
What is the gap between neurons called? Synapse
What is the function of the reflex arc? to protect the body
What diffuses between the neurons? chemical messages
What passes along a neuron? electrical impulses
Created by: StNiniansHS