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Brain

One of the two components of the central nervous system, the brain is the centre of thought and emotion. It is responsible for the coordination and control of bodily activities and the interpretation of information from the senses (sight, hearing, smell, etc.). That part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord.That which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason; his mind wandered; I couldn't get his words out of my head.Part of the central nervous system involved in regulating and controlling body functions while interpreting information from the senses transmitted through the nervous system.


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rabies virus and tetanus bacteria

Rabies virus slowly travel through peripheral nervous system from the site of bite to brain. It will take usually some week. When it reaches brain virus multiply rapidly, from brain it enters salivary glands. In vaccinated dog virus never reaches the brain. So no virus ...

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by josem
Wed Jul 23, 2014 5:33 pm
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: rabies virus and tetanus bacteria
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Hyperadrenergic POTS

... or POTS. The increase in heart rate may be a sign that the cardiovascular system is working hard to maintain blood pressure and blood flow to the brain. This results in a lack of blood flow to the brain. Hypovolemia is an abnormal decrease in blood volume, or more specifically an abnormal decrease ...

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by rmorrison
Wed Mar 19, 2014 5:38 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Hyperadrenergic POTS
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reproductive system

Sounds like homework? Think about what helps the brain signal to the reproductive system to undergo changes. That's two right there. And, while I can't be sure if your teacher has a specific answer in mind, you might add the system that allows the ...

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by DarwinsBitch
Wed Mar 05, 2014 9:40 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: reproductive system
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Views: 1937

Does other animals have faster nerve speeds?

... way along! The second part of your questions isn't really relative to nerve speeds. Things like "hearing" and "seeing" are the brain interpreting messages. Totally different nerve impulses may have the same effect when interpreted by the brain. I would therefore guess that how ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:55 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Does other animals have faster nerve speeds?
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reproductive sytem

... systems. Whilst parts are autonomous the vast majority requires messages from the CNS to perform its functions correctly, linking it to the brain and nervous system. Finally there is always the need for raw materials that can only come from digesting food in the intestines. More disturbingly ...

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by Babybel56
Fri Feb 28, 2014 8:49 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: reproductive sytem
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