5 Written questions
4 Multiple choice questions
- the division of the peripheral nervous system that controls the body's skeletal muscles. Also called the skeletal nervous system
- the body's "slow" chemical communication system; a set of glands that secrete hormones into the bloodstream
- 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.
- the body system composed of the brain and the spinal cord
4 True/False questions
adrenal 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.
sympathetic nervous system → the division of the autonomic nervous system that calms the body, conserving its energy
nervous system → the body's "slow" chemical communication system; a set of glands that secrete hormones into the bloodstream
reflex → Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocrine glands, that are produced in one tissue and affect another.