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regulation

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Regulation allow living organisms to adapt to their environment
Stimulus a change in the internal or external environment
Neuron chemical messenger
Impulse the signal that travels through the body
Effector- small molecule that binds to protein
Receptors a protein that receives chemical messages from outside the cell
Response any behavior of a living organism that results from an external or internal stimulus.
Neurotransmitters a chemical release from the nerve cell
Irritability the ability to respond to the environment
Dendrites tiny transmitters and receivers for chemical messages
Cyton center part of a neuron
Axon a long nerve fiber
Hormones a chemical made in the body that controls and the regulation of the body
Glands -an organ that removes substance in the body and secrets them
Target cells a specific place in the body
Hypothalamus -the master gland
Hyposecretion secret substances slowly
Hypersecretion secret substances fastly
Feedback mechanism a loop system that the body respond to a perturbation
Reflex an action in the body without prior conclusion
Cerebrum largest part of the brain
Cerebellum back of the brain/small brain
Medulla oblongata most part of the brain stem controls breathing and heart rate
Created by: brandonRosa