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peripheral nervous system (PNS)

the nerve connects the central nervous system to the rest of body

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central nervous system (CNS)

part of nervous system comprising the brain and spinal cord

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sympathetic nervous system

the division of autonomic nervous that moves the body's resources during stress and emergencies.

-preparing body for action

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parasympathetic nervous system

the division of autonomic nervous system that brings the heightened bodily responses back to normal following and emergency

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spinal cord

extension of brain, from base of brain through neck and spinal column.

Transmit message between the brain and peripheral nervous system.

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hindbrain

link between the spinal cord and brain that controls heart rate,respiration, blood pressure, and many other vital functions

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medulla

part of brain stem that controls heartbeat, breathing , blood pressure, coughing, and swallowing

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reticular formation

structure in the brainstem that plays a crucial role in auroral and attention and that screens sensory messages entering the Brain

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pons

bridge like structure that connects the medulla and cerebellum

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cerebellum

brain structure that helps the body execute smooth, skilled,movements and regulates muscle tone and posture

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mid brain

area that contains structures linking the physiological functions of the hindbrain to cognitive functions of the forehead

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substantia nigra

structure in the midbrain that controls unconscious motor movement

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forebrain

largest part of brain where cognitive functions as well as many of the motor functions of brain are carried out

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Who do you love?

The person who is with me and will be next to me till death. That is you!