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What is a target tissue?
the specific tissue affected by the action of a hormone
What is a brain stem?
part of the barin that connects with the spinal cord
What is a cerebellum?
coordinates the actions of all muscles and maintain balance
What is a cerebrum?
largest part of the brain, carries out complex functions
What is a hormone?
chemical messenger made by the endocrine glands
What is a synapse?
found between the neurons
what is a spinal chord?
a long cord from the brain stem down the back
what is a reflex?
automatic body reponse
What is a neuron?
basic unit of the nervous system, made up by cell body