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Nervous System

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autonomic nervous systemsubset of peripheral nervous system, controls things you don't think about
sympathetic nervous systemfight or flight part of nervous system
parasympathetic nervous systemrest and digest part of nervous system
entericcontrols functioning of the stomach, allows digestion without thinking
corneaouter layer of eye
pupilallows light into the eye
vitreousclear fluid in the eye
foramenthe opening through which the optic nerve runs back into the brain
cranialrelating to the skull
receptororgan or cell that is able to respond to light
retinalight sensitive
chiasman X-shaped structure formed by the crossing of the optic nerves in the brain
contralateralopposite side of the brain
cochleasmall snail shaped structure where sound vibrations are turned into nerve signals
tympanicear drum, separates the outer and inner ear
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