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 division of the autonomic nervous system that calms the body, conserving its energy
- the division of the autonomic nervous system that arouses the body, mobilizing its energy in stressful situations
- the body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, consisting of all the nerve cells of the peripheral and central nervous systems
4 True/False questions
hormones → Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocrine glands, that are produced in one tissue and affect another.
peripheral nervous system (PNS) → the body system composed of the brain and the spinal cord
autonomic nervous system → 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.
adrenal glands → the endocrine system's most influential gland. Under the influence of the hypothalamus, the pituitary regulates growth and controls other endocrine glands