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The brain and spinal cord make up the
Central nervous system
The branches of a neuron that bring messages into the cell
Dendrites
Thinking takes place in the
1. cerebrum
2. cerebellum
3. hypothalamus
4. medulla
Cerebrum
The peripheral nervous system is made up of the
Nerves and sense organs
The basic units of structure and function of the nervous system are the
Neurons
The gap between an axon and dendrite
Synapse
Largest part of the brain
Cerebrum
Sensory neurons are connected to motor neurons by
Interneurons
3 major parts of a neuron
Dendrites
Axon
Cell body
The part of neuron that carries messages away from the central part of a neuron
Axon
(A = Away)
Largest part of a neuron
Cell body
The part of a neuron that carries messages to the central part of the neuron
Dendrites
3 main parts of the brain
Cerebrum
Cerebellum
Medulla
3 types of neurons
Sensory
Motor
Interneurons