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The nervous system is made up of two parts, the_____nervous system which includes the brain and spinal cord. The _____nervous system which includes all of the nerve fibers running to and from the brain and spinal cord.
1. Central
2. Peripheral
2 types of neurons discussed in class.
1. Sensory 'afferet'
2. motor 'efferent'
T or F
an efferent neuron is a motor neuron
True
Receives nerve impulses
Dendrites
Contains chromosomes/genes
'provides energy'
Soma 'cell body'
Fiber parts of the neuron
where messages travel along
Axon
Chemical connection between neurons
Synapse
Neurons communicate by means of chemical substances called_______.
Neurotransmitters
What part of the nervous system is responsible for regulating the vital organs
Autonomic
T or F
we are usually aware of the Autonomic nervous system and are able to control this part of our nervous system.
False