Unformatted text preview: adaptation.
Claude Bernard, (1813-1878, Prof. of Physiology at the Collège de France,
Paris), suggests that the equilibrium or steady state of the “milieu intérieur”
is to remain constant to allow for optimal function and survival. Overview of Stress Response
a) Primarily secreted by SNS nerve
b) Has same effects in blood as SNS
2) Epinepherine (adrenaline)
a) Primarily secreted by adrenal glands
b) Similar to above, but more heartspecific Sympathetic-adrenomedullary
Increases heart rate and blood pressure
Blood is diverted to muscles
Digestion slows down
Pupils dilate Hypothalamic-pituitaryHypothalamic-pituitaryadrenocortical (HPA)
(ACTH) Adrenal Cortex Hypothalamic-pituitaryHypothalamic-pituitaryadrenocortical (HPA) Hypothalamic-pituitaryHypothalamic-pituitary...
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2013 for the course PSIO 201 taught by Professor Stanescu during the Fall '08 term at Arizona.
- Fall '08