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1) A drug that inhibits a neurotransmitter's release is called a(n): Antagonist 2) The neurons that carry outgoing information from the brain and spinal cord to the body's tissues are: Motor neurons 3) Sex hormones are released by the _____ in males and the ovaries in females. Testes 4) Messages are transmitted away from the cell body by _____ and toward the cell body by _____. Axons and dendrites 5) Bundles of axons that connect the peripheral nervous system to the brain and spinal cord are called: Nerves 6) Which of the following is important to the endocrine system but is not an endocrine gland? Hypothalamus 7) People who suffer from schizophrenia have, among other things, an excess of dopamine. Therefore, medications used to treat this disorder are dopamine: Antagonists 8) An accident left Leiko paralyzed below the waist. Though her genitals do not respond to erotic images, she does experience an increase in vaginal lubrication in response to genital stimulation.
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  • Summer '17
  • Dr. Eric Reittinger
  • Neurotransmitter

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