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True/False: They cerebellum is the sight of the most conscious and intellectual activity

False

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T/F: A severe contusion can cause sweeping of the brain or a coma

True

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T/F: The pituitary gland regulates and controls the activities of the other endocrine glands

True

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T/F: Insulin decreases blood sugar levels

True

4

T/F: Hormones are carried to different parts of the boys through the blood stream

True

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T/F: The cerebrum is concerned mainly with maintaining posture balance and muscle movement

False

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T/F: The Parasympathetic system opposes the actions of the sympathetic by slowing down its body functions

True

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T/F: Endocrine glands secretes substances into ducts to different parts of your body

False

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T/F: The adrenal glands are located below the larynx in the front of the neck

False

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T/F: In humans the left hemisphere of the cerebrum has different functions than right

True

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The nerve cells that carry signals from the CNS to the muscles

Motor neurons

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The part of the brain mainly responsible for speaking/language

Left side

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Part of the peripheral nervous system that prepares body for fight or flight

Sympathetic nervous system

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What is a degenerative nerve disorder that destroys your myelin sheath

Parkinson's disease

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Quadropledia results from...

Lower body spinal damage

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Sex hormones are produced in what part of the pituitary gland

Intermediate lobe

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The gland that produces a hormone to maintain blood volume and pressure

Adrenal glands

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Goiter is an enlargement of the...

Thyroid gland

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The gland that releases emergency hormones into the blood to increase heart actions and respiration

Adrenal glands

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Endocrine disorder in which the pancreas produces little or no insulin

Diabetes

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A disorder of the nervous system that is characterized by recurrent seizures—sudden episodes of uncontrolled electrical activity to the brain

Epilepsy

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Ovaries and testie

Gonads

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Chemical substances produced by ductless glands that regulate the activities of different body cells

Hormones

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Nerve cells

Neurons

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A group of non-progressive neurological disorders that are the result of damage to the burn before birth, during birth, in the newborn period, or in early childhood

Cerebral Palsy

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Structures that produce parathyroid hormones, which regulate the body's calcium and phosphorous balance

Parathyroid gland

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Spontaneous response of the body to a stimulus

Reflex

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Gland that serves two systems—the digestive and endocrine

Pancreas

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3 inch long stalk of nerve cells and fibers that connects the spinal cord to the rest of the brain

Brain stem

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Produces hormones that regulate metabolism—the use of nutrients by the body's cells—body heat production, and bone growth

Thyroid gland

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