Name the cells that detect stimuli (changes in the environment)
What is homeostasis?
The regulation of internal conditions of a cell or organism to maintain optimum conditions for function in response to internal and external changes
“Maintaining internal body conditions”
Why is homeostasis important?
To maintain optimum conditions for enzymes and all cell functions.
List three things that are controlled by homeostasis.
1) Blood glucose
2) Body Temperature
3) Water levels
What is the gap between two neurones called?
What type of signal travels along neurones?
What type of signal is transmitted across a synapse?
1. What does CNS stand for?
2. What two organs make up the CNS?
1. Central nervous system
2. Brain and spinal cord
Name the organ from the CNS that is not involved in a reflex response.
List, in order, the neurones involved in a reflex response.
sensory neurone → relay neurone → motor neurone