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exercise_endocrine_topic_6 - Endocrine System: Response to...

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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 stress provided by the nervous system. 5. Cortisol enhances ____________________ (in vessels) to help maintain blood pressure and also (increases or inhibits) the inflammation and immune response.
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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.

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