Neural tissue - • CNS (Central Nervous system) • Brain...

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Neural tissue An Overview of the Nervous System Nervous system overview • Nervous system • Provides swift, brief responses to stimuli • Endocrine system • Adjusts metabolic operations and directs long-term changes • Nervous system includes • All the neural tissue of the body • Basic unit = neuron Divisions of the Nervous system
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Unformatted text preview: • CNS (Central Nervous system) • Brain and spinal cord • PNS (Peripheral Nervous system) • Neural tissue outside CNS • Afferent division brings sensory information from receptors • Efferent division carries motor commands to effectors • Efferent division includes somatic nervous system and autonomic nervous system...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course BSC BSC1085 taught by Professor Sharonsimpson during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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