P. 1
Nervous System Flow Chart

Nervous System Flow Chart

|Views: 156|Likes:
Published by stevensvoboda11
flow chart of the human nervous system. Annotated and labeled
flow chart of the human nervous system. Annotated and labeled

More info:

Categories:Types, School Work
Published by: stevensvoboda11 on May 14, 2013
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as DOCX, PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

05/22/2015

pdf

text

original

Steven Svoboda The Nervous System

- A complex network of nerves and cells that carry messages to and from the brain and spinal cord to various parts of the body.

Central Nervous System -Made up of the brain and spinal cord .

Peripheral Nervous System
- consists of the nerves and neurons that reside or extend outside the central nervous system

Somatic Nervous System -responsible for voluntary body movement and for sensing external stimuli Autonomic Nervous System -Controls involuntary actions, such as the beating of your heart

.

.

Enteric Nervous System -A complex network of nerve fibers that innervate the organs within the abdomen

Sympathetic Nervous System - activates the fight or flight response

Parasympathetic Nervous System -conserves energy as it slows the heart rate, increases intestinal and gland activity, and relaxes sphincter muscles

Sources: http://www.sciencedaily.com/articles/p/parasympathetic_nervous_system.htm http://img.bhs4.com/44/F/44F974D7FA73B0D586F29E8D45B1FBBA16AF7D12_large.jpg http://www.interadcom.com/asa/chapters/ns_flow_chart.pdf

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
scribd
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->