Biology (11th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-25918-813-2
ISBN 13: 978-1-25918-813-8

Chapter 42 - The Animal Body and Principles of Regulation - Review Questions - Synthesize: 2

Answer

The nervous and endocrine systems, which carry electrical and hormonal signals, are involved in regulation, with some glands containing both kinds of tissue. Since these are specialized for carrying information, it makes sense that they collect and process information about regulating the body and then control that regulation.

Work Step by Step

This question wants you to find the functional connection between two systems with a common purpose. You have to look beyond the very different ways that they code and carry signals.
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