Endocrine lecture test

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Endocrine lecture test
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2012-12-02 19:52:51
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  1. What system works together with the
    endocrine system?
    It works together with the nervous system.
  2. How does each system work?
    • The endocrine system controls
    • body activities by releasing mediator molecules called hormones.

    • Results take hours but last
    • longer

    • Nearly all tissues are
    • affected by altering metabolism, regulating growth and development, and influencing
    • reproductive processes.
  3. How does each system work?
    • The nervous system  controls body actions through nerve impulses
    • by:

    • releasing hormones into the
    • blood

    • rest releases
    • neurotransmitters excite or inhibit nerve, muscle, and gland cells

    • Results in milliseconds,
    • brief duration

    • Causes muscles to contract or
    • glands to secrete

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