PHYSIOLOGY OF ADULT HOMO SAPIENS - NERVOUS SYSTEM
(see also pathology of nervous system and physiology of sense organs)

Table of contents :


  • neurobiology
  • organogenesis
  • cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and ventricular system
  • meninges
  • central nervous system (CNS)
  • peripheral nervous system (PNS)
  • autonomic nervous system (ANS)
  • voluntary movements
  • web resources
  • bibliography

  • Nervous system (neurology) : the organ system which, along with the endocrine system, correlates the adjustments and reactions of an organism to internal and environmental conditions. It comprises the central nervous system (CNS) and peripheral nervous system (PNS): the former is composed of the encephalon and spinal cord, and the latter includes all the other neural elements

  • physiology of skeletal motor system : the CNS produces skeletal movements instead of just modulating them as for smooth and cardiac muscles

  • A muscular contraction may be
  • Bibliography

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