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

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