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  1. Affector neurons
  2. Cell body
  3. Endothermic
  4. Central nervous system
  5. Antifreeze
  1. a Compound that when added to a fluid loewrs the freezing point of the fluid.
  2. b The part of the nervous system that is comprised of the brain and spinal cord.
  3. c Neurons that transmit information about changes in external or internal conditions to the central nervous system. Also called sensory neurons.
  4. d Part of the neuron that contains the nucleus. Also called the soma.
  5. e Organisms whose body temperature is maintained by internal metabloic sources.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Exntension of a nerve cell along which impulses are transmitted away from that cell.
  2. Sytstem of ductuless glands that produce hormones which are released directly into the bloodstream.
  3. The maintenance of constant internal salt and water concentrations in internal fluids.
  4. Nerve cells.
  5. Branched extensions of nervve cells that transmit impulses to that cell.

5 True/False Questions

  1. XerophytesPlants with characteristics that enable resistance to drought and life in very arid areas.

          

  2. Peripheral nervous systemSub-branch of the nervous system involving all nerves that lie outside the brain and spinal cord.

          

  3. Effector neuronsNeurons that transmit information about changes in external or internal conditions to the central nervous system. Also called sensory neurons.

          

  4. HypothalamusRegion of the brain responsible for essential fuctions associated with the autonomic nervous system.

          

  5. Countercurrent exchangeArrangement of vascular tissues that enable heat to be transferred from a vessel carrying fluid from the core to an extremity, to a vessel carrying fluid from an extremity to the core.

          

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