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241.The _____ is/are a set of subcortical structures that direct intentional movement. A) basal ganglia B) hippocampus C) amygdala D) hypothalamus 242.The striatum is part of the: 243.The basal ganglia send outputs to motor centres in the: 244.The _____ is involved in regulating posture.
Page 43 245.The substantia nigra is an area rich in dopamine-producing neurons found in the: A) hypothalamus. B) striatum. C) tegmentum. D) amygdala. 246.An area of the tegmentum rich in dopamine-producing neurons is the: 247.In persons with Parkinson's disease, there is a deficit of dopamine production in the _____, which affects the functioning of the _____ in the basal ganglia. 248.The _____ is a network of glands that produce and release hormones into the bloodstream. 249.The chemical messages released by the endocrine system into the bloodstream are termed: A) neurotransmitters. B) hormones. C) antigens. D) endorphins. 250.
Which basic function does the endocrine system NOT affect?
Page 44 251.People with metabolic problems resulting in obesity have abnormalities in the functioning of the: 252.Men with low testosterone levels resulting in loss of sexual interest have abnormalities in the functioning of the: 253.The endocrine system is orchestrated by the _____, which release(s) hormones that direct the functions of many other bodily glands. A) hippocampus B) pituitary gland C) adrenal glands D) thalamus 254.The _____ is/are referred to as the "master gland(s)." 255.The _____, or "master gland," is controlled by the _____. 256.
Which gland(s) specifically regulate(s) functions such as body temperature and heart