5 Written Questions
4 Multiple Choice Questions
- Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocrine glands, that are produced in one tissue and affect another.
- 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.
- "morphine within"--natural, opiatelike neurotransmitters linked to pain control and to pleasure.
- the division of the autonomic nervous system that calms the body, conserving its energy
4 True/False Questions
autonomic nervous system → the division of the peripheral nervous system that controls the body's skeletal muscles. Also called the skeletal nervous system
central nervous system (CNS) → the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervous system to the rest of the body.
endocrine system → the body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, consisting of all the nerve cells of the peripheral and central nervous systems
peripheral nervous system (PNS) → the body system composed of the brain and the spinal cord