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The Nervous System: Brain and Spinal Cord

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  • Q1
    This anatomic division is made up of the brain and spinal cord.
    Central Nervous System
    30s
  • Q2
    This anatomic division is made up of the cranial nerves and the spinal nerves
    Peripheral Nervous System
    30s
  • Q3
    This system is voluntary and effects the skeletal muscle.
    Somatic Nervous System
    30s
  • Q4
    This system is involuntary and effects the smooth muscle, cardiac muscle, and glands.
    Autonomic Nervous System
    30s
  • Q5
    The axons are insulated and protected by a fatty layer of white matter called...
    Myelin Sheath
    30s
  • Q6
    The axons that are not insulated and protected appear to have gray matter are called...
    Unmyelinated Sheath
    30s
  • Q7
    These neurons conduct impulses in the spinal cord and brain. *Takes messages to the brain and spinal cord*
    Sensory (afferent) neurons
    30s
  • Q8
    These neurons carry impulses from the central nervous system to muscles and glands.
    Motor (efferent) neurons
    30s
  • Q9
    These neurons relay information within the central nervous system.
    Interneurons
    30s
  • Q10
    This is a fiber bundle within the peripheral nervous system.
    Nerve
    30s
  • Q11
    This is a fiber bundle within the central nervous system.
    Tract
    30s
  • Q12
    These are neuron fibers that conduct impulses to the cell body.
    Dendrites
    30s
  • Q13
    These structures receive a stimulus that begins a neural pathway.
    Receptors
    30s
  • Q14
    These are neuron fibers that conduct impulses away from the cell body.
    Axons
    30s
  • Q15
    This connective tissue layer surrounds each individual fiber.
    Endoneurium
    30s

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