The Peripheral Nervous System

  • Herbert H. Srebnik
Chapter

Abstract

The mammalian nervous system is divisible into the central nervous system (CNS) and the peripheral nervous system (PNS). The CNS, consisting of brain and spinal cord, is linked to all parts of the body by the PNS, which transmits signals to and from the CNS.

Keywords

Retina Ferro Corti 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Herbert H. Srebnik
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  1. 1.University of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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