Endocrine is like an orchestra working together
Central Nervous System
Brain, spinal cord, nerves from the brain
Types of nerves/neurons – motor and sensory
Peripheral Nervous System
Nerves around the body
Link the nervous system and the endocrine system.
Secretes hormones that act on the pituitary gland.
Pituitary gland (master gland) responds by either secreting other hormones or producing less of the hormones
Controls important aspects such as body temperature, rate of metabolism and water content
Act on target cells
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Pituitary Gland (master gland)
Checks the conditions of parts of body e.g. organs, tissues, etc.
Homeostasis is the process of containing a constant interval environment
Receptors and effectors
Body like and air-con
Proper balance of chemicals and other substances in the body
Harmonious function and coordination of all the various bodily processes and organ systems
Concentration of waste in the blood
Metabolism - all chemicals reactions in the cells
Some chemical reactions : digestion, growth and repair, respiration and manufacture of hormones
Endothermic - temperature remains constant