Organisms can only function if their internal conditions are kept within a specific range. This is called homeostasis. The endocrine system secretes hormones for homeostasis to occur.
What is homeostasis?
The maintenance of a constant external environment
The maintenance of a constant internal environment
The maintenance of conditions of the body outside safe limits
Where is ADH produced?
What is the target organ or organs of insulin?
Respiratory and circulatory systems
What role does adrenaline have?
Controlling water content
Controlling blood glucose
Preparation for fight and flight
Which of these statements is correct?
The endocrine system provides slower responses than the nervous system
The endocrine system provides faster responses than the nervous system
The endocrine system provides shorter lasting responses than the nervous system
Electrical signals are used by which control system?
The nervous system
The endocrine system
What is a hormone?
Chemical messengers produced in glands
Chemical messengers produced in nerve cells
Electrical impulses produced in glands
What is the control of water specifically called?
How does water enter cells?
What scientific term is given to firm cells full of water?