The nervous system

Kaya Robbins
Flowchart by Kaya Robbins, updated 12 months ago
Kaya Robbins
Created by Kaya Robbins 12 months ago


The nervous system

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  •  Nervous System -  Primary control center for the body   
  • Central Nervous System -  control center for the entire nervous system
  • Peripheral Nervous System - nerve processes that connect the CNS with glands, muscles and receptors. (cranial and spinal nerves)
  • Brain
  • Spinal Cord
  • Somatic Nervous System - Carry impulses from the CNS to skeletal muscle tissue (voluntary)
  • Autonomic Nervous System - Carries info from the CNS to cardiac muscle, glands, and smooth muscle (involuntary)
  • Sympathetic Nervous System - 
  • Parasympathetic Nervous System 
  • Afferent - Composed of nerve cells that carry info from receptors to the CNS 
  • Efferent - Composed of nerve cells that carry impulses from the CNS to muscles and glands 
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