Nerves and Hormones Flashcards

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What does the nervous system consist of?
The brain, spinal cord, neurones and receptors.
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Which order does the nervous system travel in?
Receptor >Sensory Neurone > Relay Neurone > Spinal Cord or Brain > Motor Neurone > Effector
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What are the gaps between neurones called?
Synapses.
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Name an example of a stimulus.
Hot plate, knife, cold water
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Where are LH and FSH made?
Pituitary gland.
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Where is oestrogen made?
Ovaries.
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What are auxins?
Hormones that control the growth of plants at the tips of roots and shoots.
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What is gravitropism?
When a plant growing laterally causes auxins to be produced on the lower side.
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Where are LH and FSH made?

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