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1

primary motor nerve of the face

facial nerve

2

how many pairs of spinal nerves are there?

31

3

what system does the nervous system wok in conjunction with to maintain hormonal balance

Endocrine

4

how does the sipnal cord connect to the brain

brain stem

5

three components of the nervous system?

brain, spinal cord, nerves

6

the neurons that are contained within the papillary layer of the skin and monitor any changes.

sensory nerve endings

7

largest mass of nerve tissue

brain

8

what is the somatic nervous system responsible for?

all voluntary body functions

9

efferent nerves:

sends messages from the brain to the muscles for movent.

10

what is the primary sensory nerve of the face

trigenmial (5th)

11

2 main branches of the nervous systemm

central and peprphal

12

what occurs when sympathetic and parasympathetic branches of the automatic nervous system work in conjunction with one another

homeostatis

13

how many pairs of cranial nerves are there?

12