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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
Autonomic Nerves

Motor neurons that innervate deeper organs and regulate unconscious organ activity

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

Parasympathetic Nerves

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

Peripheral Nervous System

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

Somatic Nerves

Motor nerves that innervate skin and muscle

Sympathetic Nerves

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