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Chapter12NeuralTissueMarieb - Chapter 12 Fundamentals of...

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Chapter 12: Fundamentals of the Nervous System and Nervous Tissue Overview of the NS PNS (Peripheral Nervous System) CNS (Central Nervous System) Neurons Neuroglia Synapse Some nomenclature Developed by John Gallagher, MS, DVM
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Functional Overview of NS CNS = Brain and Spinal Cord Integration, processing and coordination of sensory data and motor commands Higher functions PNS 1. Sensory or afferent division with sensory neurons. Brings sensory info from PNS to CNS. Begins at receptors 2. Motor or efferent division with motor neurons. Brings motor commands to peripheral tissue. Ends at effector cells.
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Made up of neurons and neuroglia
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