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Brain and Nervous System
Brain and Nervous System
The brain and spinal cord make up the central nervous system (CNS). Signals come from nerves throughout the body and pass through the spinal cord to the brain. The brain processes these signals and responds. The spinal cord carries signals to and from the brain. The correct part of the body responds when it gets the brain's signal.
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