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Can you name the parts of the Nervous Sytem?

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Function/DefinitionNervous System PartWhere in the Nervous System
Golgi Tendon Organ, Muscle spindle, detecting stretch/tension in muscle
Helps you physically say what you want to say
Digestive organ control, consciousness and sleep cyles
Forgetfulness, irritability, difficulty concentrating as aging occurs
Division that carries info TO body tissues/organs from CNS
Keeps harmful substances from brain through Blood
Consists of the brain and spinal cord
Houses pineal body and choroid plexus to make cerebrospinal fluid
Spiderlike phagocyte; disposes of debris
Substance that continues a nerve impulse from an axon to a dendrite
Neuromuscular disorder in which voluntary muscles are poorly controlled
Collects hearing data
Reflex centers for vision and hearing
Junction between two neurons
Direct route from a sensory to motor neuron via an interneuron
Specialized rough ER in neuron
Cytoskeleton, maintains neuron shape
Watery cushion to protect brain, in subarachnoid space, ventricles, and central canal of spinal cord
Subdivision that deals with voluntary/conscious control of body
Result of excessive alcohol consumption during pregnancy
Rapid, predicatble and involuntary response to stimuli
Planning action and movement, abstract thought, emotion and judgment
Subdivision that deals with involuntary control of body
Gap between adjacent neurons
Ridges in brain
Function/DefinitionNervous System PartWhere in the Nervous System
Nerve Impulse
Forms myelin sheath in PNS
P: Impulse moves toward cell body (hopping over myelin in PNS)
Receives and interprets information from sensory receptors
Collects sight data
Sends impulses to skeletal muscles
Collects, integrates, and evaluates taste data
Failure of cerebrum to form
Fluid buildup on the brain due to failure of cerebrospinal fluid drainage
Integrates and evalutates hearing data
Breathing Control
Pain, Temperature, Meissner corpuscle (touch/texture), Pacinian corpuscle (pressure)
Star-shaped; braces neurons and controls chemical environment of brain
'Rest and Digest'
'Fight or Flight'
Connects the Left and Right hemispheres of Cerebrum
Understanding language *similar to another area*
Improper formation of the vertebra, leading to a pinched spinal cord
I: Na+ ions into neuron
produces myelin sheath around CNS nerve fibers
The emotional brain
Integrates and evaluates sight data
Gaps in myelin sheath along an axon
Coordinates emotional response to pain and regulates rage and aggresion
Lines cavities of brain and spinal cord; circulates cerebrospinal fluid
Function/DefinitionNervous System PartWhere in the Nervous System
R: Na+ and K+ change places VIA Sodium-Potassium pumps
Heart rate; blood pressure; breathing; swallowing; vomiting; not crocodiles
Protects neuron cell bodies
Degenerative disorder of the CNS that impairs the sufferer's motor skills, cognitive processes (pill-rolling tremors)
Consists of cranial and spinal nerves
Plans carrying out complex motor sequences
3 connective tissue membranes that cover brain and spinal cord
Grooves in brain
Consists mostly of neuron cell bodies
Involuntary coordination of body movements; balance; cauliflower-shaped
Inflammation of meninges
D: change in polarity of cell membrane
Collects, integrates, and evaluates smell data
Naming visual imput and understanding language
Conducts impulses away from cell body
R: charge on membrane returns to normal when K+ moves out of neuron
Connects sensory and motor neurons
Conducts impulses toward cell body
Creates new memories; spacial memory, navigation
Division that carries info FROM body sense organs to CNS
Relay station for sensory impulses and sends them to correct cortex
Fiber tracts such as Corpus Callosum
Regulates body temp, H2O balance; part of limbic system

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