Introduction to the nervous system

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Introduction to the nervous system
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  1. Central Nervous system
    • Brain and spinal chord
    • integrates and correlates sensory information
    • generates thoughts and emotions
    • generates motor impulses
  2. Brain and spinal chord
    integrates and correlates sensory information
    generates thoughts and emotions
    generates motor impulses
    Central Nervous system
  3. peripheral nervous system
    consists of nerves carrying sensory information to the CNS and motor impulses from the CNS to the periphery
  4. consists of nerves carrying sensory information to the CNS and motor impulses from the CNS to the periphery
    peripheral nervous system
  5. Functions of the nervous system
    • sensation
    • integration
    • motor
  6. A neuron consists of
    • cell body
    • dendrites
    • axon
  7. dendrites
    carry information to the cell body
  8. axons
    carry information away from the cell body
  9. Characteristics of a nerve
    • have defined targets (organ, muscle, etc.)
    • concerned with travel outside of the CNS
    • most are mixed sensory and motor function
  10. Build a nerve
    • axons, each surrounded by endoneurium┬ábundle together within perineurium┬áto make a fasicle
    • fasicles bundle together inside epineurium to make a spinal nerve.

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