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  1. Enteric Division
  2. Neurotransmitter (NT)
  3. Posterior Pituitary
  4. Neurosecretory Cells
  5. Organs
  1. a A specialized center of body function composed of several different types of tissues
  2. b ...
  3. c One of the three divisions of the autonomic nervous system; consists of networks of neurons in the digestive tract, pancreas, and gall bladder; normally regulated by the sympathetic and parasympathetic divisions of the autonomic nervous system. (secretions + peristalsis can function independently from parasympathetic and sympathetic but can also be affected by it)
  4. d A molecule that is released from the synaptic terminal of a neuron at a chemical synapse, diffuses across the synaptic cleft, and binds to the post synaptic cel, triggering a response
  5. e An extension of the hypothalamus composed of nervous tissue that secretes oxytocin and antidiuretic hormone made in the hypothalamus, temporary storage site for these hormones.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

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  2. An electrical change (depolarization) in the membrane of a post-synaptic cell caused by the binding of an excitatory neurotransmitter from a presynaptic cell to a post-synaptic cell; makes it more likely for a post-synaptic cell to generate an action potential.
  3. A hormone that has an endocrine gland or cells as a target.
  4. The fundamental, repeating unit of striated muscle, delimited by the Z lines
  5. The membrane potential characteristic of a nonconducting excitable cell, within the inside of the cell more negative than the outside

5 True/False Questions

  1. HypothalamusThe ventral part of the vertebrate forebrain; functions in maintaining homeostasis, especially in coordinating the endocrine and nervous systems; secretes hormones of the posterior pituitary and releasing factors that regulate the anterior pituitary


  2. CephalizationAn evolutionary trend toward the concentration of sensory equipment at the anterior end of the body.


  3. Muscle TissueTissue made up of neurons and supportive cells.


  4. Actin...


  5. Essential NutrientsA substance that an organism cannot synthesize from any other material and therefore must absorb in preassembled.


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