Sympathetic nervous system The branch of the autonomic nervous system that has

Sympathetic nervous system the branch of the

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° ° Sympathetic nervous system: The branch of the autonomic nervous system that has an arousal function on the body's internal organs, speeding up bodily processes and mobilizing the body. ° ° Synapse : In the nervous system, a synapse is a structure that permits aneuron (or nerve cell) to pass an electrical or chemical signal to another cell (neural or otherwise). °
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° Synaptic Cleft : The microscopic space between the axons of one neuron and the dendrites or cell body of another over which the nerve impulse is transmitted. ° ° Synaptic vesicles: Chambers within the axon that contain the neurotransmitter substance. ° ° Temporal Lobe : The temporal lobe is a region of the cerebral cortex that is located beneath the lateral fissure on both cerebral hemispheres of the mammalian brain. The temporal lobes are involved in the retention of visual memories, processing sensory input, comprehending language, storing new memories, emotion, and deriving meaning. ° ° Thalamus: A major sensory integration and relay centre in the forebrain, sometimes referred to as the brain's sensory switchboard. ° ° Wernicke's area: An area of the left temporal lobe that is involved in speech comprehension. ° ° ° ° ° ° ° ° ° ° ° ° ° ° ° ° ° ° ° ° ° °
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