- Animals – Nervous System
Fill in the following blank with suitable word :
The neuron which carries a message for action to a muscle or gland is known as a......... neuron.
The organ A which is located inside the skull of our body is protected by a bony shell B. It is surrounded by three layers membranes C. The spaces between these layers are filled with a liquid D which protects organ A from mechanical shocks. Organ A in combination with another organ E makes up the central nervous system.
(a) What is organ A?
(b) What are B, C and D?
(c) Name the organ E.
(d) While walking barefoot, if we happen to step on a sharp piece of stone, we immediately lift our foot up. Which of the two organs: A or E, is directly involved in this action?
(e) If we step out from a darkened room into bright sunlight, we close our eyes for a moment. Which of the two organs: A or E, is directly involved in this action?