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

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

          

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

          

  3. autonomic nervous systemThe 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.

          

  4. adrenal glandsthe endocrine system's most influential gland. Under the influence of the hypothalamus, the pituitary regulates growth and controls other endocrine glands