The Endocrine System
- Hormones are chemical messengers that regulate the physiological processes in living organisms.
- These act upon specific target cells/tissues and organs.
Differences between Hormonal Control and Nervous Control
|Hormonal Control||Nervous Control|
|Transmitted chemically through blood||Transmitted electro-chemically through nerve fibres|
|Transmitted slowly||Transmitted rapidly|
|Affects different organs||Affects specific organs|
|Is not affected by previous experience||Is affected by previous experience|
|Has both long lasting and short lasting effects||Has short lasting effect|
- Exocrine …
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