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Flashcards in 5.1 Hormonal vs. Neuronal Deck (16):
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(hormonal) communication is by chemicals called what?

hormones

2

(neuronal) communication is by what?

nerve impulses

3

(hormonal) transmission is by the?

blood stream

4

(neuronal) transmission is by?

neurones

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(hormonal) what is the speed of transmission?

slow

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(neuronal) what is the speed of transmission?

fast

7

(hormonal) where do hormones travel and what respond?

to all parts of the body
only target organs respond

8

(neuronal) where do nerve impulses travel?

to specific parts of the body

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(hormonal) is response widespread or localised?

widespread

10

(neuronal) is response widespread or localised?

localised

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(hormonal) is response rapid or slow?

slow

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(neuronal) is response rapid or slow?

rapid

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(hormonal) is response short lived or long lasting?

long lasting

14

(neuronal) is response short lived or long lasting?

short lived

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(hormonal) what may the effect be?

permanent and irreversible

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(neuronal) what is the effect?

temporary and reversible

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