Nervous System

1) Sensory Input2) Integration3) Motor Output

What are the 3 functions of the Nervous System?

1) Structure 2) Function: Control Effectors 3) Direction of Flow

What are the 3 components of the Nervous System?


What are the two parts of the Structure of the Nervous System?

Brain & spinal cord

What makes up the CNS?

12 pairs of cranial nerves & 31 pairs of spinal nerves

What makes up the PNS?

Somatic (SNS) & Autonomic (ANS)

What are the 2 Functions/Control Effectors of the Nervous System organization?

Afferent & Efferent

What are the two Directions (of Flow) for the Nervous System organization?


What Functions/Control Effectors do the Afferent & Efferent directions of flow utilize?

Glia/Neuroglia & Neurons

What are the cells of the Nervous System?

Provide the metabolic support & mechanical scaffolding for neurons

What do the Neuroglia of the nervous system cells do?

a. Oligodendrocytesb. Astrocytesc. Microgliad. Ependymal cells

What are the types of Neuroglia of the Central Nervous System?