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Human science

The Brain- hardware 1st year nursing student

The Central Nervous System The Brain and the spinal cord
3 types of neurons 1) Sensory- a neuron that responds to input from sensory organs 2) motor neuron - a neuron tha sends signals to muscles and controls movement 3) Interneuron- a neuron that is connected to other neurons, not to sense organs or muscles.
structure of a neuron cell body, cell membrane, axon, terminal button, dendrite.
Neural impulses neurons carry messages because their membranes have a special property called excitability.
Neurotransmitter (acethylcoline or noradrenaline) when a nerve impluse reaches the terminal button, it causes the release of this chemical
neurotransmitter -Glutamate excitatory effects
neurotramitter -Gaba inhibiting effects
Created by: carolyn3057