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Unformatted text preview: functions, and movements Cell body The outer portion of a cell Peripheral nervous system The part of the nervous system outside of the brain and spine Dendrites Nerve fiber that conducts toward the cell body Axon Nerve fiber that conducts away Buttons Synapses The junction that signals neurons Dura mater meninx Covers the central nervous system PSY 240 Mesencephalon The middle of the brain Arachnoid meninx Cushions the central nervous system Cerebrospinal fluid Fluid around the brain and spinal cord Diencephalon The forebrain Pia mater meninx Thin membrane attached to the brain and spinal cord Telencephalon The foremost part of the brain Metencephalon The back of the brain Myelencephalon * PSY 240...
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This note was uploaded on 03/13/2011 for the course PSY 240 taught by Professor Colina during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '10