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    Essay On Nervous System

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    (The nervous system Louisa Idzal) The nervous system is all connected because it’s a web of nerve cells and fibers that all send nerve impulses throughout and between body parts. The nervous system is really important because it’s in charge of sending messages to the spinal cord and brain to and from all parts of the body. Main organs of the nervous system are Nervous Tissue, Brain, Spinal Cord, Nerves, Sense Organs, and the Cerebrospinal Fluid. The nervous tissue is the main tissue of the…

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    Excitotoxicity is a pathological process in which neurons are damaged or killed due to the excessive stimulation of certain neurotransmitters such as glutamate. This process of excitotoxic neuronal death is known to contribute to the pathogenesis of brain and/or spinal cord injury associated with multiple human diseases such as Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). (2) ALS is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that involves both the upper and lower motor neurons. Glutamate excitotoxicity is…

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    Neuroglial Cells

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    What does the term neroglia mean? What are the 4 types of neuroglia cells in the CNS? Discuss this in detail. Neuroglia is a group of cells, in the nervous tissue that supports neurons that keeps the nervous system functioning and together. The 4 types of neuroglis cells of the CNS: (1.) Astrocytes are cells that support and structure cells that is a barrier for the brain through blood. (2.) Microglial cells are cells that remove dirt and attack microbes. (3.) Ependymal cells are cells that…

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    How one acts, thinks, or feels all come from the body’s nervous system. The nervous system is the body’s communication center that transmits thoughts and actions from the brain and spinal cord to a body part(s).The nervous system is made up of two parts- the peripheral nervous system and the central nervous system. The peripheral nervous system is a system outside the brain and spinal cord and it connects the central nervous system to the rest of the body. The central nervous system controls…

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    Marfan syndrome (MFS) is a genetic disorder which affects the connective tissue of the body. MFS is autosomal dominant, with “approximately seventy five percent of people” diagnosed with MFS having a parent that has the disorder. The other “twenty five percent” of people with MFS have developed this disease through new gene mutation (NIH. National Human Genome Research Institute). This disease is not specific to gender, race or region, and is potentially life threatening. MFS affects multiple…

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    Nervous System Vs Neurons

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    1. Neurons are the building blocks of the nervous system. Neurons communicate through synapses. The nervous system transmits all messages to the brain. The messaging process moves in one direction to the cell body, where the cell body transmits an electrical pulse to the neurotransmitter this creates an impulse. 2. Throughout the normal day you use multiple parts of your brain. An activity that uses more than ten parts of your brain at once is if you hold your hand over a flame. Your Frontal…

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    Dolphins Morphology

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    Introduction A vertebrate is characterized by the vertebral column as it is part of their axial skeleton. Its main function is to act as a communication pathway between the brain and the body of the vertebrate. Usually, vertebrates have a fixed number of vertebral column, but there are variations in the number of vertebral columns within the cetacean species. Dolphins are vertebrates and are one of the fastest swimming species due to their morphological stability. The morphology can determine…

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    The basal ganglia (BG) receives input at the striatum from the cortex and provides output from the pallidum, in particular the globus pallidus internal (GPi) via the ventral anterior and lateral (VA/VL) thalamic nuclei to the cortex – forming a motor loop.1,2 There are two major pathways in this motor loop, the direct and indirect pathways.1,2 The direct pathway originates in the cortex, projecting to the striatum of the BG which consists of the caudate and putamen nuclei.1,2 The striatum…

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    #2 Describe in detail the structure and function of any of the following: the nervous system, the brain, the endocrine system. Include charts with you description if you desire. Simple moments, decisions or reactions all have one thing in common, the brain. The brain is the control center for human’s entire body, giving signals at all times on what to do or how to respond. Nerves that connect your body to the brain are responsible for gather information to give to the spinal cord to give to…

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    The Quick Guide to VNG Interpretation was a concise summary of the VNG test battery in the context of anatomy and physiology of the balance system. The four anatomical sites that contribute to the human sense of balance include the visual system, balance system, proprioceptors, and the brain. The visual system contains oculomotor neurons and eye muscles while the balance system contains semicircular canals, otolith organs, vestibular nerves and nuclei. The proprioceptors include the spinal cord,…

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