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What is the nervous system?
It controls and coordinates functions throughout the body and responds to internal and external stimuli.
What are the messages carried by the nervous system called?
Impulses or electrical signals
What are the cells that transmit impulses called?
Neurons
Sensory Neurons..
Carry impulses from the sense organs to teh spinal cord and brain.
Motor Neurons..
Carry impulses from the brain and the spinal cord to muscles and glands.
Interneurons..
Connect sensory and motor neurons and carry impulses between them.
The largest part of a typical neuron is the?
Cell body