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Nervous System

TermDefinition
DENDRITES FIBERS THAT RECEIVE MESSAGES FROM OTHER NEURONS
SPINAL CORD COLUMN OF NERVES FROM THE BRAIN TO THE TAILBONE
REFLEX A REACTION TO A STIMULUS (SUCH AS HEAT OR PAIN)
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM CONSISTS OF THE BRAIN AND THE SPINAL CORD. RECEIVES AND SENDS MESSAGES TO NERVES AND NEURONS.
CEREBELLUM PART OF THE BRAIN THAT CONTROLS FINE MOTOR SKILLS AND BALANCE
CELL BODY PART OF THE NEURON WITH THE NUCLEUS
PARIETAL LOBE PART OF THE BRAIN THAT DEALS WITH LANGUAGE AND TOUCH
NEURON NERVE CELL
SENSORY NERVES NERVES THAT GATHER INFORMATION FROM INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE BODY AND TRANSMIT IT TO THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
CEREBRUM LARGEST PART OF THE BRAIN. CARRIES OUT PROCESSES, SUCH AS SPEECH, LANGUAGE, EMOTIONS, AND REASONING
NEUROTRANSMITTERS CHEMICALS THAT SEND MESSAGES ACROSS THE SYNAPSE
FRONTAL LOBE PART OF THE BRAIN THAT CONTROLS PROBLEM SOLVING AND SPEECH
OCCIPITAL LOBE PART OF THE BRAIN THAT CONTROLS SIGHT
NERVES BUNDLES OF NEURONS THAT EXTEND FROM THE BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD TO OTHER PARTS OF THE BODY
MOTOR NERVES NERVES THAT CARRY MESSAGES FROM THE BRAIN TO THE BODY IN RESPONSE TO A STIMULUS
PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM NERVES THAT BRANCH AWAY FROM THE BRAIN AND THE SPINAL CORD. INCLUDES SOMATIC AND AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEMS
SYNAPSE THE GAP BETWEEN NEURONS
TEMPORAL LOBE PART OF THE BRAIN RESPONSIBLE FOR HEARING AND LONG TERM MEMORY
AXON FIBERS THAT SEND MESSAGES AWAY FROM THE CELL BODY TO OTHER NEURONS
SOMATIC NERVOUS SYSTEM RESPONSIBLE FOR VOLUNTARY ACTIONS (WALKING)
AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM CONTROLS INVOLUNTARY ACTIONS (HEARTBEAT)
BRAIN STEM PART OF THE BRAIN THAT CONTROLS BASIC FUNCTIONS SUCH AS BREATHING AND HEARTBEAT
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