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Neural Control and Coordination

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Neural control and coordination – Multicellular animals have structurally complex body organization. Due to this, there arises a need to have a system for coordinating various metabolic and homeostatic activities of different parts, organs, organ systems in the body. This is achieved by nervous and endocrine systems present in the body. Both these systems jointly coordinate […]

Chemical Coordination and Integration

Chemical coordination and Integration

Chemical coordination and Integration –  Involve two independent integration systems. i.e. nervous system and endocrine system. Endocrinology is the study of endocrine glands and its secretions (hormones). Grave’s disease or hyperthyroidism is caused due to the secretion of the excessive amount of thyroid hormone by the thyroid gland, i.e. hyperthyroidism (NEET- II 2016). Insulin is the peptide […]