5 Written Questions
4 Multiple Choice Questions
- the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervous system to the rest of the body.
- 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.
- Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocrine glands, that are produced in one tissue and affect another.
- "morphine within"--natural, opiatelike neurotransmitters linked to pain control and to pleasure.
4 True/False Questions
endocrine system → the body's "slow" chemical communication system; a set of glands that secrete hormones into the bloodstream
nervous system → the body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, consisting of all the nerve cells of the peripheral and central nervous systems
somatic nervous system → the division of the autonomic nervous system that arouses the body, mobilizing its energy in stressful situations
sympathetic nervous system → the division of the autonomic nervous system that arouses the body, mobilizing its energy in stressful situations