an electrochemical pulse that moves along the membran of a neuron
Nerve Impulse
The protective covering of the brain and spinal cord
Meninge
The region of the brain that controls onvoluntary activites
Hypothalamus
A system of neurons that help the body adjust to stressful situation
SNS
The fuctional unit of the nervous system
neuron
The white fatty membrane that protects the neuron
Myelin sheath
the part of the nervous system consisting of the brain and spinal cord
CNS
the part of the neuronwith the greatest diameter
Cell body
the junction between the axon and dendrite
synapse
the part of the brain containing motor and sensory centers
Cerebrum
the neurons that help the body return to normal processes after a stressful situation
PNS
A part of the brain, monitors and adjust body activites
Cerebellum