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the subdivision of the autonomic nervous system that operates during relaxed states and that conserves energy
PARASYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
the portion of the nervous system consisting of the brain and the spinal cord.
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSYTEM (CNS)
all portions of the nervous system outside the brain and spinal cord; in includes sensory and motor nerves
PERIPHERAL NERVOUS SYSTEM (PNS)
the subdivision of the perpheral nervous system that regulates the internal organs and glands
AUTONOMIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
a collection of neurons and supportive tissue running from the base of the brain down the center of the back, protected by a column of bones (the spinal column)
SPINAL CORD
the subdivision of the peripherel nervous system that connects to sensory receptors and to skeletal muscles; sometimes called the skeletal nervous system.
SOMATIC NERVOUS SYSTEM
the subdivision of the autonomic nervous system that mobilizes bodily resources and increases the output of energy during emotion or stress
SYMPATHETIC NERVOUS SYSTEM