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nervous system that consists of the brain,spinal cord,spinal nerves, and cranial nerves. controls consciousness, and all mental activities, and the 5 senses.
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
nervous system that connects all the outer parts of the body the central nervous system.
PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM
nervous system that controls the involuntary muscles. regulates the action of the smooth muscles,glands,blood vessels and heart.
AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
the portion of the nervous system that starts in the brain, extends down the trunk and is protected by the spinal column.
SPINAL CORD
the primary structural unit of the nervous system.
NEURON
nerve fibers extending from the nerve cell, that receive impulses from other nerons
DENDRITES
whitish cords made up of bundles of nerve fibers, held together by connective tissue
NERVES
type of nerve that carries impulses or messages from the sense organs to the brain. touch,cold,heat,sight etc. are expirenced.
SENSORY OR AFFERENT NERVES
an automatic nerve reaction to stimulation
REFLEX
the largest of the cranial nerves. chief sensory nerve of the face.
FIFTH CRANIAL NERVE, OR TRIFACIAL
three branches of the trifacial nerve
OPHTHALMIC,MANDIBULAR,MAXIALLARY
nerve that affects the external ear and skin above the temple,to the top of the skull
AURICULOTEMPORAL
nerve that affects the skin of the lower eyelid,side of the nose,upper lip,and mouth
INFRAORBITAL
nerve that affects the membrane and skin of the nose.
INFRATROCHLEAR
nerve that affects the skin of the lower lip and chin.
MENTAL
nerve that affects the point and lower side of the nose
NASAL
nerve that affects the skin of the forehead,scalp,eyebrow and upper eyelid
SUPRAORBITAL
nerve that affects the skin between the eyes and upper side of the nose
SUPRATROCHLEAR
nerve that affects the muscles of the upper part of the cheek
ZYGOMATIC
the chief motor nerve of the face. supplies and controls muscles of facial expressions
SEVENTH CRANIAL NERVE
nerve that affects the muscles of the neck and back
ELEVENTH CRANIAL NERVE
nerve that affects the mouth
BUCCAL NERVE
nerve that affects the side of the neck and the platysma muscle
CERVICAL NERVES
nerve that affects the muscles of the chin and lower lip
MANDIBULAR
nerve that affects the muscles behind the ear at the base of the skull
POSTERIOR AURICULAR NERVE
nerve that affects the muscles of the temple,side of the forehead,eyebrow,eyelid,and upper part of the cheek
TEMPORAL
nerve that affects the muscles of the upper part of the cheek
ZYGOMATIC (UPPER AND LOWER)
sensory motor nerve that supplies the fingers
DIGITAL NERVE
sensory motor nerve that supplies the thumb side of the arm and the back of the hand
RADIAL NERVE
smaller sensory motor nerve that supplies the arm and hand
MEDIAN NERVE
sensory motor nerve that affects the little finger side of the arm the palm of the hand
ULNAR NERVE