Nervous System Anatomy

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alyssau12
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Nervous System Anatomy
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2014-10-13 14:48:18
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  1. What are the functions of the nervous system?
    • regulation of muscle groups
    • integration
    • sensory reception
    • consciousness
    • behaviors necessary for survival
  2. What are the divisions of the nervous system?
    • sensory division (afferent)
    • motor division (efferent)
  3. What is the sensory division of the nervous system?
    • transmits info from periphery to the CNS
    • contains receptors
    • somatic or visceral
  4. What is the motor division of the nervous system?
    • transmits info from CNS to the rest of the body
    • sends motor information to effectors
    • somatic or autonomic
  5. Somatic motor:
    • voluntary
    • ex: skeletal muscles
  6. Autonomic motor:
    • involuntary
    • ex: cardiac and smooth muscles

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