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7 Sci Nervous Endo

7th Grade Science Nervous and Endocrine System Vocabulary

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STIMULUS ANY CHANGE INSIDE OR OUTSIDE YOUR BODY THAT BRINGS ABOUT A RESPONSE.
NEURON NERVE CELL; THE WORKING UNIT OF THE NERVOUS SYSTEM
DENDRITE BRANCH OF THE NEURON WHICH RECEIVES MESSAGES AND SENDS THEM TO THE CELL BODY.
AXON BRANCH OF THE NEURON WHICH CARRIES MESSAGES AWAY FROM THE CELL BODY.
IMPULSE ANY MESSAGE CARRIED BY A NEURON TO OTHER MUSCLES, NEURONS, OR GLANDS.
SENSORY NEURON RECEIVES INFORMATION AND SENDS IMPULSES TO THE BRAIN OR SPINAL CORD.
INTERNEURON RELAYS IMPULSES FROM THE SENSORY NEURONS TO THE MOTOR NEURONS.
MOTOR NEURON CONDUCTS IMPULSES FROM YOUR BRAIN OR SPINAL CORD TO MUSCLES OR GLANDS.
SYNAPSE SMALL SPACE ACROSS WHICH AN IMPULSE MOVES FROM ONE NEURON TO THE NEXT.
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM MADE UP OF THE BRAIN AND SPINAL CORD.
PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM MADE UP OF ALL THE NERVES OUTSIDE OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM (CNS).
CEREBRUM THE LARGEST PART OF THE BRAIN WHERE IMPULSES FROM THE SENSES ARE INTERPRETED, MEMORY IS STORED, AND VOLUNTARY MUSCLES ARE CONTROLLED.
CEREBELLUM COORDINATES VOLUNTARY MUSCLE MOVEMENTS AND MAINTAINS BALANCE AND MUSCLE TONE.
BRAIN STEM CONNECTS BRAIN TO THE SPINAL CORD; CONTROLS HEART BEAT, BREATHING, AND BLOOD PRESSURE OR INVOLUNTARY MUSCLES.
REFLEX INVOLUNTARY AND AUTOMATIC RESPONSE TO A STIMULI.
COCHLEA FLUID-FILLED STRUCTURE IN THE INNER EAR THAT VIBRATES WHEN SOUND WAVES ENTER THE INNER EAR.
RETINA TISSUE AT THE BACK OF THE EYE THAT IS SENSITIVE TO LIGHT ENERGY.
OLFACTORY CELLS SENSITIVE NERVE CELLS THAT ARE STIMULATED BY GAS MOLECULES.
TASTE BUDS MAJOR SENSORY RECEPTORS FOR TASTE.
HORMONES ENDOCRINE CHEMICALS PRODUCED IN SEVERAL TISSUES THROUGHOUT YOUR BODY.
GLANDS TISSUES THROUGHOUT YOUR BODY THAT PRODUCE HORMONES.
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