Homeostasis and Human Nervous system

What is homeostasis?
The maintenence of a constant internal environment
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What is the central nervous system ( CNS)?
The brain and spinal chord
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What do Nerounes do ?
Carry an impulse
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What is a Receptor?
A cell or group of cells that detect a change and generate a nervous impulse
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What is a Effector?
A muscle or gland that brings out a response
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What is a synapse?
A gap between neurons
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What is a reflex response?
It is a response you do not think about
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What is a reflex arc?
The pathway of nerounes in a reflex arc
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