Bio Lecture 14 Control Mechanisms

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  1. The maintenance of a constant internal environment is
    homeostasis
  2. In a case of positive feedback, an increase in the stimulus causes                         in the response and does not result in homeostasis
    an increase
  3.                 is released from the posterior pituitary gland, acts slowly, and regulates the rate at which the body loses water through the kidneys
    Antidiuretic hormone
  4. In which of the following ways are the nervous and endocrine systems similar?
    Both secrete molecules that attach to other cells
  5. The                    nervous system consists of the brain and spinal cord and the                    nervous system consists of nerves
    central; peripheral
  6. Which of the following is typical of an endocrine gland?
    It usually secretes its products into the circulatory system
  7. Which of the following endocrine glands produces the largest number of different kinds of hormones?
    the pituitary
  8. Communication between neurons is achieved by
    neurotransmitters
  9. The part of the brain that controls automatic functions such as breathing and heart rate is the
    medulla oblongata
  10. The behavior of animals is under the control of
    both the nervous system and the endocrine system
  11. Hormone messages are received by
    receptor molecules on target cells
  12. The hormone                      , which is released from the posterior pituitary, causes strong contractions of the uterus during labor and birth
    oxytocin
  13. A synapse is
    a space between neurons
  14. Which of the following is a neurotransmitter?
    acetylcholine

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