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10 Cards in this Set

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Centeral Nervous system
the brain and the spinal cord
Peripheral nervous system
all parts of the nervous system except for the brain and spinal cord
a nerve cell that is specialized to recieve and conduct electrical impulses
a collection of nerve fibers through which impulses travel between the central nervous system and other parts of the body
the mass of nerve tissue that is the main control center of the nervous system
integumentary system
the organ system that forms a protective covering on the outside of the body
an involuntary and almost immediate movement in response to stimulus
feedback mechanism
a cycle of events in which information from one step controls or affects a previous step
the light sensitive inner layer of the eye it recieves images formed by the lens and transmits them through the optic nerve to the brain
a coiled tube that is found in the inner ear and that is essential to hearing