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PSY 101 CH:2 Nervous

Chapter 2 The Nervous System-Endocrine System

specialized for communication, up to 1 trillion neurons are linked throughout your body in a complex, organized communication network called the...? The Nervous System
includes the brain and the spinal chord is so critical to your ability to function that it is entirely protected by bone (skull, spinal column The Central Nervous System
communication occurs along nerves in the peripheral comprises of all the nerves outside of the CNS The Peripheral Nervous System
regulates involuntary functions such as heart beat, blood pressure, breathing, digestion. These processes occur with little or no conscious involvement. Automatic Nervous System
is made up of glands that are located throughout the body Endocrine System
communicate information from one part of the body to another by secreting messenger chemicals called ____ into the blood stream. Hormones
a pea sized gland just under the brain. regulate the production of other hormones by many of the glands in the endocrine system. often referred to as the bodies master gland Pituitary Gland
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