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Chapter 12

  1. 1. By: Chivon Adams
  2. 2.  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
  3. 3.  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.
  4. 4.  The peripheral nervous system is home to the cranial and spinal nerves. These nerves are responsible for voluntary, smell, taste, sight , and hearing
  5. 5.  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
  6. 6.  The Somatic nerves are nerves that serve the skeletal muscles, and skin. Mainly involved in conscious and voluntary activities of the body
  7. 7. -plegia -phasiaDefinition Definition Paralysis  Lack of speechCommon medical terms Common medical Terms Monoplegia  Aphasia Quadriplegia  dysphasia
  8. 8.  References www.ehow.com www.myaandp.com Medical Terminology: A living language

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