Chapter 12 Fundamentals of the Nervous System

Chapter 12 Fundamentals of the Nervous System - 8/16/2010 1...

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8/16/2010 1 Fundamentals of the Nervous System and Nervous Tissue Chapter 12 Introduction to Nervous System How do we determine function? Neurology – The study of the nervous system Functions of the Nervous System Divisions of the Nervous System Central nervous system (CNS) Peripheral nervous system (PNS) Divisions of the Nervous System Sensory (afferent) CNS Motor (efferent) CNS Association (interneurons) Somatic – Outside the ventral body cavity (voluntary) Visceral – Inside the ventral body cavity (involuntary) Divisions of the Nervous System Sensory –Somatic Touch, pain, pressure, vibration, temperature, proprioception Equilibrium –Visceral Stretch, pain, temperature, hunger taste Motor –Somatic Contraction of skeletal muscles –Visceral Regulation of smooth and cardiac muscle contractions
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This note was uploaded on 08/05/2011 for the course APK 2100 taught by Professor Dr.tillman during the Summer '07 term at University of Florida.

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