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Cephal/o
cerebell/o
cerebr/o
head
cerbellum
cerebrum
encephal/o

gli/o

medull/o
brain

glue

medulla
mening/o
myel/o
meninges
spinal cord
narc/o

neur/o
stupor

nerve
phas/o
poli/o
pont/o
speech
gray matter
ponds
radicul/o

algesia
nerve root

pain, sensitivity
esthesia

kinesia
feeling
movement
lepsy

paresis
seizure

weakness
plegia

sthenia
paralysis

strength
taxia
muscle coordination
The nervous system is subdivided into what categories? what do they do?
central nervous system, peripheral nervous sys(PNS).
CNS-brain and spinal cord,
PNS-cranial nerves and spinal nerves.
Sensory nerves carry information to the ____ and the ___carry commands away from the CNS.
CNS, Motor nerves
Nervous tissue consist of two types of cells?
neurons and neuroglial cells
___are individual nerve cells, and they conduct _____impulses in response to stimulus.
Neurons and electrical.
Neurons have 3 basic parts?
dendrites, nerve cell body and axon.
___are branches that recieve impulses, and the nerve cell body contains the __?
dendrites and nucleus
___is a projection from the nerve cell body that conducts electrical impulses ____to its destination?
Axon, and towards
what is synapse?
when an axon of one neuron meets the dendrite of the next neuron.