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Central And Peripheral Nervous System/Sistema Nervioso Central y Periférico

Central And Peripheral Nervous System/Sistema Nervioso Central y Periférico

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This lesson will give an overview of the features of the central nervous system & the features of the peripheral nervous system including the two types of nerves that are a part of the PNS.

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El sistema nervioso central y el sistema nervioso periférico

En esta lección vamos a revisar la estructura y función de los dos sistemas nerviosos—el sistema central y el sistema periférico.

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Parasympathetic Nerves

    A division of the autonomic nerves which allow the body to recover from stressful situations by slowing down physiological activity

  • Sympathetic Nerves

    A division of the autonomic nerves which prepare the body for stressful situations by increasing physiological activity

  • Autonomic Nerves

    Motor neurons that innervate deeper organs and regulate unconscious organ activity

  • Somatic Nerves

    Motor nerves that innervate skin and muscle

  • Peripheral Nervous System

    Division of the nervous system that sends signals to and from the central nervous system and contains sensory and motor neurons

  • Central Nervous System

    Division of the nervous system that consists of the brain and spinal cord, is the processing center of the body, and contains interneurons