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Nervous system and endocrine glands by Alan Edward Hugh

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Published by Butterworths in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nervous system -- Programmed instruction.,
  • Endocrine glands -- Programmed instruction.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statement[by] A. E. Hugh.
SeriesHis Programmed primers of anatomy and physiological functions, 3
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQP34 .H875 vol. 3, QP361 .H875 vol. 3
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 92 p.
Number of Pages92
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5397940M
ISBN 100407630104
LC Control Number72884477

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Search in book: Search Contents. About This Course; Course Contents at a Glance; Course Learning Outcomes. The endocrine system works together with the nervous system to influence many aspects of human behaviour, including growth, reproduction, and metabolism. And the endocrine system plays a vital role in emotions. Because the glands in men and women differ, hormones also help explain some of the observed behavioural differences between men and : Charles Stangor, Jennifer Walinga. Overview of the Endocrine System. The endocrine system is a system of glands called endocrine glands that release chemical messenger molecules into the bloodstream. The messenger molecules of the endocrine system are called endocrine hormones. Other glands of the body, including sweat glands and salivary glands, also secrete substances but not into the bloodstream.   The human nervous system has two parts: the central nervous system, which includes the brain and spinal cord, and the peripheral nervous system, which is composed of nerves and nerve networks throughout the body. The endocrine system is also essential to communication. The system utilizes glands located throughout the body that secrete hormones.

Hormones are involved in regulating all sorts of bodily functions, and they are ultimately controlled through interactions between the hypothalamus (in the central nervous system) and the pituitary gland (in the endocrine system). Imbalances in hormones are related to a number of disorders. of the Endocrine Glands Review Sheet 27 Gross Anatomy and Basic Function of the Endocrine Glands 1. Both the endocrine and nervous systems are major regulating systems of the body; however, the nervous system has been compared to an airmail delivery system and the endocrine system to the pony express. Briefly explain this comparison. 2.   The nervous system and endocrine system are connected by the hypothalamus, which regulates hormones in the body. The hypothalamus controls major endocrine glands like the pituitary gland, and it also supports proper nervous system function.   To keep it simple, the Endocrine System is responsible for the things that happen slowly in our body, like cell growth. Whereas the faster processes like moving and breathing are controlled by our Nervous System. Both these systems work together however. Our hormones and glands make up the foundation of the Endocrine System.

The hypothalamus plays a significant role in the endocrine system. Located in the brain, it connects the endocrine system and the nervous system. Maintains the body’s internal balance, known as homeostasis. It sends messages to the pituitary gland to stimulate or inhibit hormone production.   The nervous system isn’t the only message-relaying system of the human body. The endocrine system also carries messages. The endocrine system is a system of glands that release chemical messenger molecules into the bloodstream. The messenger molecules are hormones. Hormones act slowly compared with the rapid transmission of electrical. The endocrine system works together with the nervous system to influence many aspects of human behavior, including growth, reproduction, and metabolism. And the endocrine system plays a vital role in emotions. Because the glands in men and women differ, hormones also help explain some of the observed behavioral differences between men and women. The endocrine system is a system of glands that make hormones. Your body uses hormones to control growth, development, metabolism, reproduction, mood, and other functions.