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  • The Human Nervous System

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    The Human Nervous system is the most complex of the body, it is our essential controller; this system is independent and governs our cerebrations, emotions, and functions. It additionally avails with sending, receiving, and transforming nerve impulses. The sensory system incorporates nerves, tactile organs, the mind, and muscles. This system is furthermore classified as the visceral motor system separating it from the somatic motor system. The most essential organs of the ANS are named the viscera

  • Neurons: The Peripheral Nervous System

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    The peripheral nervous system includes two separately functioning additives: the sensory department and the motor division. The sensory division gives suitable responses from sensory receptors to the relevant worried gadget. Sensory neurons transmit reactive responses from the periphery to the imperative fearful device even as the motor division conducts action potentials from effector organs which include muscular tissues and glands. In assessment, motor neurons transmit motion potentials from

  • Section 11 : The Nervous System

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    medulla to the second lumbar vertebra in the spinal canal, which is above the small of the back, a distance of about 17 inches. Nerves entering and leaving the spinal cord carry impulses to and from the control centers. The Meninges I. There are three membranes called meninges, they surround both the brain and the spinal cord, they are the dura mater, the arachnoid mate, and the pia mater  The dura mater is the tough outer covering  The arachnoid mater is the middle, loosely structured layer Cerebrospinal

  • I Am A Rising Senior At Olentangy Orange

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    treatments and vaccines have been developed. Third Grade Level Disease Description: Bacterial meningitis is the swelling of the meninges. In the back of the brain, there are three protective membranes called the meninges (Mandal). During bacterial meningitis, bacteria invade the brain. This causes the immune system to enter and try to stop the disease (Mandal). In doing so, the meninges swell to stop the spread the virus, but this unfortunately causes damage to the brain and spinal area (Mandal). A person

  • The Nervous Systems ( Cns ) And The Peripheral Nervous System

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    The nervous system is the part of the human body in charge of coordinating the reception of external stimuli and the response the body gives to them. It is equipped with sense organs called receptors, which are in charge of transforming the stimuli’s energy into nerve impulses [1]. To emit an external response, the nervous system uses effectors that can be either muscles or glands. We can divide the nervous system into two separate systems: the central nervous system (CNS) and the peripheral nervous

  • Infectious Disease: Meningitis Essay

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    Meningitis, also known as spinal meningitis, is a viral or bacterial infection causing inflammation of the membranes, called meninges. Meninges act as a natural protective barrier that surrounds the brain and spinal cord. When the barrier is permeable, infections are able to transmit a disease in or through and cause serious or even fatal effects. There are different causes for the different categories of meningitis resulting in different symptoms and severities in each. One of the four different

  • Essay on Pathophysiology of Meningitis and Encephalitis

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    system (a component of the immune response). The bacteria then travel to the meninges, the membranes that encase the brain. The circulatory system and the central nervous system are separated by three layers called the blood-brain barrier: the dura mater (the outermost layer), the arachnoid (the middle layer made of connective tissue), and the pia mater (which comes in contact with the meninges). Although “the meninges are difficult to infect” due to an effective blood-brain

  • Shaken Infant Syndrome Essay

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    of the brain itself. Other injuries that can occur are damage to the neck, spine, and possible retinal hemorrhages or detachment. Extradural, subdural, and subarachnoid hemorrhages are best understood by reviewing the anatomy of the meninges. The meninges are divided into three layers: the dura mater, arachnoid layer, and pia mater. The dura mater lines the inner surfaces of the skull and forms partial divisions in the cortex of the brain. The dura mater is attached to the skull, particularly

  • Meningitis Essay

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    In nineteenth century Geneva, a family came down with a strange disease— one that had never previously been diagnosed. In a short time, many people in their town were infected and thirty-three people were left dead. This strange disease was later determined to be meningitis. In 1806, the United States saw its first outbreak of meningitis in Massachusetts. It was not until 1887, however, that Professor Anton Weichselbaum was able to determine a cause of meningitis: a bacterium called Neisseria meningitides

  • Causes And Symptoms Of Meningitis

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    different types of meningitis such as fungal, bacterial, viral, parasitic, and non-infectious. The most common types of meningitis are viral and bacterial meningitis. Viral meningitis is caused by viral infections in the layers of tissues that covers the meninges. The symptoms of viral meningitis usually are headaches, muscle aches, stiff neck, and the general feeling of being sick. Bacterial meningitis is caused by bacteria in the environment that enters the bloodstream and eventually travels to the brain