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  1. 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.
  2. a pair of endocrine glands just above the kidneys. the adrenals secrete the hormones epinephrine (adrenaline) and norepinephrine (noradrenaline), which help to arouse the body in times of stress.
  3. the endocrine system's most influential gland. Under the influence of the hypothalamus, the pituitary regulates growth and controls other endocrine glands
  4. the division of the peripheral nervous system that controls the body's skeletal muscles. Also called the skeletal nervous system

4 True/False questions

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


  2. peripheral nervous system (PNS)the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervous system to the rest of the body.


  3. hormonesa simple, automatic, inborn response to a sensory stimulus, such as the knee-jerk response


  4. central nervous system (CNS)the body system composed of the brain and the spinal cord


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