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Flashcards in The Nervous System Deck (13):
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CNS

central nervous system

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CNS contains

-Spinal cord
-Brain
(Protectsd by vertebrae and skull)

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PNS

Peripheral Nervous System

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PNS is

Nerves that DONT include
-spinal cord
-brain

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PNS ALSO includes sensory/motor

Primary motor cortex

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In general, PNS :

Touch👆🏻
Pressure💪🏻
Vibration🤳🏻
Temperature 🌞
Propioception

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Efferent (Exiting the brain)

Action potential goes from the brain to muscle

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Afferent (arriving at brain)

Action potential goes from muscle to brain

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Nerve

A group of axons traveling in the PNS
( 2 types)

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2 types of nerves

Cranial
Spinal (Cl-Coccyx 1)

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Sensory & motor neurons travel ________ outside of the ________.

together
CNS

(Inside the CNS, split up and travel alone)

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Glial cells (Glial means “GLUE”)

Job is to support/protect the neuron

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Non-glial cells

Have the ability to make you think (most part, neurons)