ANATOMY FINAL

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  1. main functions of nervous system
    • -intergration
    • -motor and sensory inputs
  2. 5 means of protection for nervous system
    • -scalp
    • -skull
    • -meninges
    • -blood barrier
    • -cerbrospinal fluid
  3. located at the base of brain, regulates reflexes of bodys invultary reactions
    brain stem
  4. responsible for bodily sensations
    parietal
  5. steroidal vs non steroidal hormone:
    • -enters nucleus to produce a protein
    • -binds into a cell membrane
  6. stimulates milk production in pregnancy
    prolactin
  7. promotes maleness
    testosterone
  8. regulates sugar intake by the cells
    glucagon
  9. this organ secretes insulin
    pancreas
  10. this organ secretes melatonin
    pineal gland
  11. this is released durign stresss to prepare body for action
    ephinephrine
  12. helps to regulate blood level of calcium by removing calium from bone
    parathyroad hormone
  13. this gland secretes growth hormone
    pituitary
  14. stimulates milk ejection by the mammary glands
    oxytocin
  15. hormone aids in decreasing water loss in body
    antidiuretic
  16. common name for ephinephrine
    adrenaline
  17. tiny glands located behind thyroid gland
    parathyroid gland
  18. systole means
    to contract
  19. diastole means
    relaxation
  20. main function of erythryocytes is
    oxygen transport
  21. main function of leukocytes is
    fight illness n diseases
  22. function of platelets
    blood clotting
  23. bicuspid valve is located on the
    left side
  24. tricuspid is located on the
    right side of heart
  25. division of nervous system increases heart rate
    sympathetic
  26. division of nervous system DEcreases heart rate
    parasympathetic
  27. blood vessel that has thickest walls
    artery
  28. blood vessel that has largest lumen
    vein

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