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  • Created by: mrs patts
  • Created on: 12-11-18 09:46
What is homeostasis?
keeping conditions inside the body and cells steady and the same
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What makes up the central nervous system?
it's made up of the brain and spinal cord. it's connected to the body by sensory neurones and motor neurones
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what is a synapse?
a synapse is where two neurones join together
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what's the purpose of a reflex action?
they give an automatic response which is quick and they can help stop you getting injured
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name one factor that can affect reaction time?
age is one others can be gender, drugs, alcohol..
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give two differences between nervous and hormonal responses
nerves, fast action,act for a short time hormones, slower action act for a long time
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name the hormone that redcues the blood glucose concentration
insulin
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What makes up the central nervous system?

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what is a synapse?

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