the nervous system

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central nervous system
the central nervous system is made up of the brain and spinal cord where infomation is processed.
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receptors
special sensory cell that detects changes in the environment.
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stimuli
a change in the environment that is detected by sensory receptors.
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sensory neurons
neurons which carries impulses from the sensory organs to the central nervous system.
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motor neurons
neuron that carries impulses from the central nervous system to the effector organs.
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effector organ
muscle and gland that responds to impulses from the nevrous system.
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impulses
electrical signal carried along the neurons.
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special sensory cell that detects changes in the environment.

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receptors

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a change in the environment that is detected by sensory receptors.

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neurons which carries impulses from the sensory organs to the central nervous system.

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neuron that carries impulses from the central nervous system to the effector organs.

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