Flashcards - Human Nervous System Overview

Flashcards - Human Nervous System Overview
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adequate stimulus
The adequate stimulus is a property of a sensory receptor that determines the type of energy to which a sensory receptor responds with the initiation of sensory transduction
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reflex arc
A reflex arc is a neural pathway that controls a reflex action
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hindbrain
The hindbrain or rhombencephalon is a developmental categorization of portions of the central nervous system in vertebrates
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brain stem
The brainstem is the posterior part of the brain, adjoining and structurally continuous with the spinal cord
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brain stem
The brainstem is the posterior part of the brain, adjoining and structurally continuous with the spinal cord
hindbrain
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
adequate stimulus
The adequate stimulus is a property of a sensory receptor that determines the type of energy to which a sensory receptor responds with the initiation of sensory transduction
traumatic brain injury
Traumatic brain injury , also known as intracranial injury, occurs when an external force traumatically injures the brain
fovea
The fovea centralis is a small, central pit composed of closely packed cones in the eye
optic nerve
The optic nerve, also known as cranial nerve II, is a paired nerve that transmits visual information from the retina to the brain
myopia
Near-sightedness, also known as short-sightedness and myopia, is a condition of the eye where light focuses in front, instead of on the retina

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