The Nervous System (Pelican Medical)

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The central system is the primary command center for the body, and is comprised of. The nervous system is an organ system which is responsible for sending messages from the brain and spinal cord to all the parts of the body and back to the brain.

The basic signal in the unit of the nervous system is the Neuron. Pain is the body’s way of letting us know that something is not right. It can prevent further injuries or push us.

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Autonomic Nervous System Subdivision of the PNS that regulates the activity of the heart and smooth muscle and of glands; also is called the involuntary nervous system. Myelin Sheath - The purpose of the myelin sheath is to allow electrical impulses to transmit quickly and efficiently along the nerve cells.

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The autonomic nervous system has two parts: the sympathetic nervous system and the parasympathetic nervous system. The sympathetic nervous system prepares the body for sudden stress, like if you witness a robbery.

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The brain and the spinal cord are the central nervous system, and they represent the main organs of the nervous system. The spinal cord is a single structure, whereas the adult brain is described in terms of four major regions: the cerebrum, the diencephalon, the brain stem, and the cerebellum.

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