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Receptor Receptors are groups of specialised cells. they detect stimulants, and changes within in enviroment
Coordination Centre coordination centres receive and process information
Effector A muscle or gland that carries out the appropriate response.
Homeostasis The main regulations of internal conditions to maintain optimal conditions for enzyme action and cell function
Sensory Neuron A nerve cell that sends information via impulses into the CNS
CNS (central nervous system) The central nervous system, consisting of the brain and spinal chord
Stimulus A change in the environment- eg. light
Motor Neuron A nerve cell that sends information via impulses from the CNS to an effector
Reflex A response the body carries out without thinking
Relay Neuron A small nerve cell in the CNS that transmits information between neurons
Synpase A gap between nerve cells
PNS The peripheral nervous system, consists of nerves connecting the CNS to bodily organs and effectors
Impulses Electrical messages that transmit information along a neurone
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