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Unit 3 Human Biology Notes

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Complete Human Biology Unit 3 Notes Covers: - The Endocrine System - The Nervous System - Homoestasis - Response to Infection

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Anatomy Nervous system Neuroscience Endocrine system Peripheral nervous system Sensory systems Neuroanatomy Motor system Sympathetic nervous system Nervous tissue Neuron Hypothalamus
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Anatomy Nervous system Neuroscience Endocrine system Peripheral nervous system Sensory systems Neuroanatomy Motor system Sympathetic nervous system Nervous tissue Neuron Hypothalamus
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eg maintaining temperature and ph levels Communications in the Body Nervous System: - Electrochemical impulses, transported via neurons - Regulates the activity of muscles and glands Endocrine System: - Mostly concerned with keeping the internal environment of the body constant (homeostasis) - Chemical hormones, transported through the bloodstream Paracrine signalling - Cell secretes paracrine into the surrounding cellular fluid will then interact with the cells within the tissue - Only travel in the extracellular fluid around the a certain group of cells Autocrine - Cell interacts with itself Glands: - Secretes things eg fluid, hormones 2 types: Exocrine glands - Secretes into ducts - These ducts carry secretions to body surfaces or cavities - eg sweat glands Endocrine glands: - Ductless - Secrete into extracellular fluids - Secretions usually enter bloodstream for ...
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