The nervous system The nervous system has three is responsible for overlapping coordinating all of functions: the activity of the Sensory input body Integration Motor output
The central nervous system is housed in the brain and spinal cord. Receives impulses from all over the body, processes the information. Responds with the action. Consists of both gray matter and white matter.
The peripheral nervous system is home to the cranial and spinal nerves. These nerves are responsible for voluntary, smell, taste, sight , and hearing
The Autonomic nervous system consists of nerves to the internal organs that function involuntarily. Regulates function of glands, heart, smooth muscle tissue, and adrenal medulla. Divided into two parts the sympathetic and parasympathetic
The Somatic nerves are nerves that serve the skeletal muscles, and skin. Mainly involved in conscious and voluntary activities of the body
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