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  1. the body system composed of the brain and the spinal cord
  2. the division of the autonomic nervous system that calms the body, conserving its energy
  3. the division of the peripheral nervous system that controls the body's skeletal muscles. Also called the skeletal nervous system
  4. the body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, consisting of all the nerve cells of the peripheral and central nervous systems

4 True/False questions

  1. adrenal glandsa 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.


  2. peripheral nervous system (PNS)the body system composed of the brain and the spinal cord


  3. hormonesChemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocrine glands, that are produced in one tissue and affect another.


  4. endocrine systemthe body's "slow" chemical communication system; a set of glands that secrete hormones into the bloodstream


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