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Nerves
Tissue made from neurons
that form the paths of
communication between our
body cells and brain
Brain
The organ that controls
thought and the functions
of all the other parts of the
body
Spinal Cord
The nervous tissue that begins at
the brain and runs lengthwise
along the back inside the
vertebra, carrying impulses to
and from the brain
Neurons
Cells that join together to
form the communication
system between the brain
and body parts
Sense Organs
Organs through which
we learn about our
surroundings
You Have Nerve!
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Reflexes
Involuntary action of a
body part caused by an
outside action
Nervous System
The body system made up of the
brain, spinal cord, and nerves
that receives and interprets
information, then sends impulses
to our body parts
You Have Nerve!
©2001-2003 www.BeaconLearningCenter.com
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Rev.04.29.03