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  1. the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervous system to the rest of the body.
  2. The part of the peripheral nervous system that controls the glands and the muscles of the internal organs (such as the heart). Its sympathetic division arouses; its parasympathetic division calms.
  3. Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocrine glands, that are produced in one tissue and affect another.
  4. "morphine within"--natural, opiatelike neurotransmitters linked to pain control and to pleasure.

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  1. endocrine systemthe body's "slow" chemical communication system; a set of glands that secrete hormones into the bloodstream

          

  2. nervous systemthe body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, consisting of all the nerve cells of the peripheral and central nervous systems

          

  3. somatic nervous systemthe division of the autonomic nervous system that arouses the body, mobilizing its energy in stressful situations

          

  4. sympathetic nervous systemthe division of the autonomic nervous system that arouses the body, mobilizing its energy in stressful situations

          

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