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  1. Kidneys
  2. Effector neurons
  3. Endothermic
  4. Interneurons
  5. Homeothermic
  1. a Organism that is able to maintain an internal body temperature within a narrow range. Endothermic.
  2. b Nerve cells found within the CNS which communicate between affector and effector neurons.
  3. c Neurons which transmit information from the central nervous system to muscle cells or glands. Also called motor neurons.
  4. d Excretory organs involved in osmoregulation.
  5. e Organisms whose body temperature is maintained by internal metabloic sources.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Part of the neuron that contains the nucleus. Also called the soma.
  2. Feedback that tends to stabilize a process or conditions by reducing its rate or output when its effects are too great.
  3. In animals, chemicals produced in endocrine glands that are released into and transported via that bloodstream to other parts of the body where they act.
  4. Branched extensions of nervve cells that transmit impulses to that cell.
  5. Sub-branch of the nervous system involving all nerves that lie outside the brain and spinal cord.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Affector neuronsNeurons which transmit information from the central nervous system to muscle cells or glands. Also called motor neurons.

          

  2. PoikilothermicOrganims whose body temperature varies with the external environment. Ectothermic.

          

  3. HomeostasisThe maintentance of a relatively stable internal environment.

          

  4. EctothermicOrganism whose body temperature fluctuates with its surroundings.

          

  5. OsmosisThe net movement of water across a partially permeable membrane without an input of energy and down a concentration gradient.

          

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