Flashcards - Function & Parts of the Nervous System

Flashcards - Function & Parts of the Nervous System
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corpus callosum
The corpus callosum , also known as the callosal commissure, is a wide, flat bundle of neural fibers about 10 cm long beneath the cortex in the eutherian brain at the longitudinal fissure
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photoreceptors
A photoreceptor cell is a specialized type of neuron found in the retina that is capable of phototransduction
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autonomic nervous system
The autonomic nervous system is a division of the peripheral nervous system that influences the function of internal organs
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autonomic nervous system
The autonomic nervous system is a division of the peripheral nervous system that influences the function of internal organs
photoreceptors
A photoreceptor cell is a specialized type of neuron found in the retina that is capable of phototransduction
corpus callosum
The corpus callosum , also known as the callosal commissure, is a wide, flat bundle of neural fibers about 10 cm long beneath the cortex in the eutherian brain at the longitudinal fissure
longitudinal fissure
The medial longitudinal fissure is the deep groove that separates the two hemispheres of the vertebrate brain
rhombencephalon
The hindbrain or rhombencephalon is a developmental categorization of portions of the central nervous system in vertebrates
reflex arc
A reflex arc is a neural pathway that controls a reflex action

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