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Unformatted text preview: Endocrine System: Response to Stress 1. What two body systems work together to provide well coordinated, generalized, nonspecific responses to combat stress? _______________ and _____________ 2. Increased levels of what three hormones indicate that an individual is experiencing stress? ____________, _____________ and _____________ 3. In the nervous system’s response to stress, ____________ and _____________ exert many effects on the body. Choose the correct response in the pairs listed. ↑ or ↓ CO ↑ or ↓ sweating ↑ or ↓ ventilation ↑ or ↓ insulin ↑ or ↓ BP ↑ or ↓ blood flow to digestive system ↑ or ↓ plasma levels of glucose, fatty acids etc 4. In response to stress, the hypothalamus increases the release of CRH, which increases ________ from the anterior pituitary and ___________ from the adrenal cortex. These hormones prolong the response to anterior pituitary and ___________ from the adrenal cortex....
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2009 for the course BIO 203 taught by Professor Johncabot during the Spring '08 term at SUNY Stony Brook.
- Spring '08