Essays Tagged: "Peripheral nervous system"

Alcoholism: the symptoms and effects of the disease.

, serious problems from physical and nutritional neglect, such as anemia and gastritis, central and peripheral nervous system damage. An alcoholic is someone who shows three or more symptoms of alcoho ...

(4 pages) 99 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Neurons, Hormones, and the Brain. 49 Definitions!

base of the brain down the center of the back, protected by a column of bones (the spinal column)Peripheral nervous system (PNS) - All portions of the nervous system outside the brain and spinal c ... inal cord; it includes sensory and motor nerves.Somatic nervous system - The subdivision of the peripheral nervous system that connects to sensory receptors ad to skeletal muscles; sometimes calle ...

(4 pages) 78 0 3.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Nervous System

rgans.Your nervous system is composed of the central nervous system, the cranial nerves, and the peripheral nerves. The brain and spinal cord together form the central nervous system. The cranial n ... at branch from the cervical, thoracic, lumbar, and sacral regions of the spinal cord are called the peripheral nerves.The peripheral nervous system consists of sensory neurons running from stimulus ...

(3 pages) 54 0 4.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

The Shift in Pulse Rates on Daphnia

IntroductionIn the Nervous System is made of neurons, nervous systems, the Peripheral Nervous System, the Central Nervous System, Somatic Nervous System, the Autonomic Nervous ... e central nervous system (CNS) represents the largest part of the nervous system. Together with the peripheral nervous system, it has a fundamental role in the control of behavior. The Peripheral Nerv ... nked compositions that requires intercommunication among distant neurons known as nervous cells and peripheral nerves, in order to incorporate and adjust the movement of several modular cerebral struc ...

(8 pages) 28 0 4.0 May/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Brain&Nervous System

NS (central nervous system), this is composed of our brain and spinal cord. The second part is PNS (peripheral nervous system) which is a compilation of nerves stretching out all through the body. The ...

(2 pages) 35 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


f brain and spinal cord, relays messages, processes information, compares and analyzes information -Peripheral: outside the central, all nerves, receptors, and ganglions The cerebrum has a left and a ... t a long time Structure of the spinal cord: Acts as a communications link between the brain and the peripheral nervous system. Carries impulses and regulates reflexes. (2 types of nerve tissue) What a ...

(4 pages) 19 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

The Nervos System

y. The nervous system has three main divisions.They are (1) the central nervous system; (2) the peripheral nervous system, which includes the eyes, ears, nose and other sense organs; (3) the auton ... ll away from a hot object. The central nervous system consists of the brain and spinal cord.The peripheral nervous system is made up of nerves that connect the central nervous system with every pa ...

(1 pages) 1058 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Central nervous system (CNS) Perifial Nervous system (PNS)

s an electrical message from its body by way of the axon. Each neuron has an axon (Pinel, 2008).The peripheral nervous system (PNS) and the central nervous system (CNS) are similar because they both c ... and mix with the sensory axons. Two main functions of the cord are (Pinel, 2008):1. To connect the peripheral nervous system to the brain. Sending messages to the brain. The brain then sends back a r ...

(3 pages) 29 0 2.3 Nov/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health