5 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- the body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, consisting of all the nerve cells of the peripheral and central nervous systems
- the body's "slow" chemical communication system; a set of glands that secrete hormones into the bloodstream
- the division of the autonomic nervous system that calms the body, conserving its energy
- the division of the peripheral nervous system that controls the body's skeletal muscles. Also called the skeletal nervous system
4 True/False questions
peripheral nervous system (PNS) → the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervous system to the rest of the body.
pituitary glands → 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.
autonomic nervous system → the division of the peripheral nervous system that controls the body's skeletal muscles. Also called the skeletal nervous system
hormones → Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocrine glands, that are produced in one tissue and affect another.