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1

Main functions of skeletal muscle (5)

1. Body movement
2. Maintenance of posture
3. Protection and support
4. Regulating elimination of materials
5. Heat production

2

CNC

Central nervous system

Brain & spinal chord

3

PNS

Peripheral nervous system

Nerves & ganglia

4

Sensory nervous system

Detects stimuli and transmits information from receptors to CNS

5

Somatic sensorary

Sensory input consciously perceived from receptors

ex://eyes, ears, skin

6

Visceral sensory

Sensory input not consciously perceived from receptors

ex:// heart

7

Motor nervous system

Initiates and transmits info from CNS to its effectors

8

Somatic motor

Motor output consciously controlled

ex:// skeletal muscle

9

Automatic motor

Motor output not consciously controlled

ex:// cardiac muscle, smooth muscle

10

Features common to all neurons

Cell body
Dendrites
Axon