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  1. a simple, automatic, inborn response to a sensory stimulus, such as the knee-jerk response
  2. Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocrine glands, that are produced in one tissue and affect another.
  3. "morphine within"--natural, opiatelike neurotransmitters linked to pain control and to pleasure.
  4. the body system composed of the brain and the spinal cord

4 True/False questions

  1. peripheral nervous system (PNS)the sensory and motor neurons that connect the central nervous system to the rest of the body.


  2. sympathetic nervous systemthe division of the autonomic nervous system that calms the body, conserving its energy


  3. autonomic nervous systemthe division of the peripheral nervous system that controls the body's skeletal muscles. Also called the skeletal nervous system


  4. endocrine systemthe body's speedy, electrochemical communication system, consisting of all the nerve cells of the peripheral and central nervous systems