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  1. Central nervous system
  2. Endocrine system
  3. Effector neurons
  4. Kidneys
  5. Homeothermic
  1. a The part of the nervous system that is comprised of the brain and spinal cord.
  2. b Sytstem of ductuless glands that produce hormones which are released directly into the bloodstream.
  3. c Organism that is able to maintain an internal body temperature within a narrow range. Endothermic.
  4. d Neurons which transmit information from the central nervous system to muscle cells or glands. Also called motor neurons.
  5. e Excretory organs involved in osmoregulation.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Sub-branch of the nervous system involving all nerves that lie outside the brain and spinal cord.
  2. Nerve cells found within the CNS which communicate between affector and effector neurons.
  3. Waxy outer layer on a leaf.
  4. Arrangement of vascular tissues that enable heat to be transferred from a vessel carrying fluid from the core to an extremity, to a vessel carrying fluid from an extremity to the core.
  5. Loss of water from the surfaces of a plant.

5 True/False questions

  1. NeuronsExntension of a nerve cell along which impulses are transmitted away from that cell.

          

  2. XerophytesPlants with characteristics that enable resistance to drought and life in very arid areas.

          

  3. PoikilothermicOrganism that is able to maintain an internal body temperature within a narrow range. Endothermic.

          

  4. AntifreezeCompound that when added to a fluid loewrs the freezing point of the fluid.

          

  5. PituitaryEndocrine attached to the hypothalamus. Influences the production of thyroxine by the thyroid gland.