Flashcards in Q&A Reflex arc- Nervous Structures Deck (6)
List the components of the reflex arch
Stimulus, Receptor, Sensory (afferent) neuron, Interneuron or association neuron, Motor (efferent) neuron or lower motor neuron (LMN), Effector (target) organ: the muscle or gland innervated by a motor neuron
What aggregates of nerve cell bodies in the CNS? PNS?
CNS: nucleus; PNS: ganglion
What is gray matter?
Part of the nervous tissue consisting of the neuronal cell bodies
What is white matter
Part of the nervous tissue consisting mainly of myelinated nerve fibers/axons
What is a nerve
A bundle of nerve processes outside the CNS