Unformatted text preview: nervous system. 8. Distinguish between the functions of the autonomic nervous system and the somatic nervous system. Synapses and Nervous System Word List acetylcholine afferent amygdala* astrocyte autonomic nervous system brainstem* central nervous system (CNS) cerebellum cerebral cortex cerebral hemisphere* cerebrospinal fluid* cerebrum efferent excitatory postsynaptic potential (EPSP) ganglia hindbrain inhibitory postsynaptic potential (IPSP) interneuron midbrain nerve* neurotransmitter oligodendrocyte parasympathetic division peripheral nervous system (PNS) saltatory conduction Schwann cell somatic nervous system spatial summation sympathetic division synaptic cleft* synaptic terminal synaptic vesicle temporal summation thalamus *Covered in assigned reading and homework rather than lecture...
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- Winter '08
- molecular biology, Chemical synapse, excitatory postsynaptic potentials, Spatial Summation, Nervous System Lecture