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reflexes

body automatic responses to certain stimuli

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gray matter consists of

has mainly neon cells and glia

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white matter consists of

bundles of myelinated axons

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afferent neurons transmit to

the CNS

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efferent neurons transmit

away from CNS

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sympathetic division

regulated flight or fight response

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parasympathetic division

generated opposite responses and promotes calming

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enteric division

controls activity of digestive tract, pancreas, gallbladder

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four stages of the sensory pathway

reception
transduction
transmission
perception

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perception

brains construction of stimuli

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transmission

occurs as nerve impulses or potentials are conveyed