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How the Nervous system the endocrine system and the brain interact in the body.

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How the Nervous system the endocrine system and the brain interact in the body How does the body operate? What two body systems work together to help regulate your body? How do different organizations work together? Having such a vast capacity the body works as one to keep people breathing. The nervous system, endocrine system, the brain and its structures interact in many ways. The nervous system has two subdivisions called the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system; there are also numerous structures in the nervous system in addition to the brain. The nervous system is divided into the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system. The central nervous system includes the brain and the spinal cord, which both are entirely covered with bone for protection. The peripheral nervous system consists of the somatic and the autonomic nervous systems, which both have their own role play. ...read more.


The pituitary gland is responsible for stimulating growth. The thyroid gland is located in the throat with the principle of producing hormones, which is significant to metabolism and growth. The parathyroid controls phosphorus levels which lowers blood concentration, and blood calcium which released calcium from bone into the bloodstream. The thymus is located in between the breastbone and the heart. The thymus is vital to a newborn but has little importance in adults. The adrenal gland consists of the adrenal cortex and the adrenal medulla which generates epinephrine and norepinephrine. Epinephrine and norepinephrine are both similar chemically and they both have about the same actions on the body, they together amplify heart contractions, blood productivity and blood pressure. Organs that contain endocrine tissue include; the pancreas, the gonads (ovaries and testes), and the hypothalamus. ...read more.


The corpus callosum connects the two hemispheres of the brain, the right and the left. The cerebral cortex is the outer most covering of the forebrain. It is divided into four lobes; the limbic system, the frontal lobe, the parietal and the temporal lobe. The limbic system consists of; the hypothalamus which regulates homeostasis, the thalamus which has to do with sensory information except for smell, the amygdala which is active in producing aggressive behavior, the hippocampus is involved with our ability to remember new information. The frontal lobe is involved with voluntary muscle movements and also movements that have to do with learning, planning and emotions. The parietal is mainly involved with sensory sensations such as vision, hearing, and memory. The temporal lobe is mainly responsible for memory. Without having structure and origination in the body existence would be lifeless. The body has so many complex structures that explanation could go on without an end. It's remarkable how without even a thought our body works together. ...read more.

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