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Neuron
Nerve cells
The small gap or space between the axon of one neuron and the dendrites or cell body of the next neuron
Synapse
A chemical released by the axon of a neuron which crosses a Synapse and effects the electrical activity of the postsynaptic membrane
neurotransmitter
Two main divisions of the nervous system
Central and Peripheral nervous systems
The autonomic nervous system is part of which of the two main divisions of the nervous system?
Peripheral nervous system
Sensory neurons
Afferent neurons-carry impulses from receptors to the central nervous system
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