head and neck anatomy Ch.8

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  1. what is an extensive, intricate network of neural structures that activates, coordinates, and controls all functions of the body
    nervous system
  2. the nervous system has two main divisions:
    • central
    • peripheral
  3. the ___ is the cellular component of the nervous system and is composed of a cell body and neural processes.
    neuron
  4. a ___ is a bundle of neural processes outside the central nervous system and in the peripheral nervous system
    nerve
  5. A __ is the junction between two neurons or between a neuron and an effector organ, where neural impulses are transmitted.
    synapse
  6. in order to function, most tissue, structures, and organ have ___, a supply of nerves to the body part.
    innervation
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head and neck anatomy Ch.8
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