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Classification of Nervous System

Classification of Nervous System - a Sympathetic Division =...

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AP Biology Classification of Nervous System 1) Central Nervous System & Peripheral Nervous System a) Central Nervous System (CNS) = Brain + Longitudinal nerve cord = Interpret and analyze the information = Cased in the bone for protection b) Peripheral Nervous System (PNS) = Carry information in and out = Ganglia 2) Autonomic Nervous System & Somatic Nervous System in PNS a) Autonomic Nervous System = Regulate internal environment = Control cardiac & smooth muscle = Control glands b) Somatic Nervous System = Voluntary Movement of your body 3) Sympathetic & Parasympathetic Division of Automatic Nervous System
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Unformatted text preview: a) Sympathetic Division = Synapse and ganglia close to CNS Primarily energy consumption activities * Increase heart beat * Increase B.M.R * Increase adrenaline (epinephrine) * Increase glucose release from liver * Decrease stomach activities b) Parasympathetic Division = Synapse and ganglia close to target organs Primarily gain and conserve energy * Decrease heart rate * Stimulate digestion processes (gland secretions, muscle contractions) * Constricts bronchi...
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