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Nervous Tissue and the Nervous System “If the human brain were simple enough for us to understand, we would be too simple to understand it” ~ Unknown (Kramer 1994, Listening to Prozac) 1 Image: The Body Worlds Exhibit.
Nervous Tissue Neurons Glial cells (neuroglia) Support, nourish, and insulate neurons 2 Moyes CD, and Schulte PM. Principles of Animal Physiology . San Francisco: Pearson Benjamin Cummings, 2006. p 171.
Basic nervous system functions include sensation, integration, and response Structural Organization CNS (brain and spinal cord) PNS Functional Organization Sensory: afferent division Integration Response: efferent division Somatic nervous system Autonomic nervous system Sympathetic nervous system Parasympathetic nervous system 3 Moyes CD, and Schulte PM. Principles of Animal Physiology . San Francisco: Pearson Benjamin Cummings, 2006. p 308.
Three functional classes of neurons 4 Interneuron Afferent Neuron (Sensory) Efferent Neuron (Somatic) Efferent Neuron (Autonomic) Fox SI. Human Physiology . 14 th ed. New York NY: The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc, 2016. p 165.

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