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Nervous System
Nerves carry impulses that allow body systems
to communicate.
INNERCONNECTIONS
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Nervous System
Integumentary System
Sensory receptors
provide the nervous
system with
information
about the outside
world.
Skeletal System
Bones protect the
brain and spinal
cord and help
maintain plasma
calcium, important
to neuron function.
Muscular System
Nerve impulses
control movement
and carry
information about
the position of
body parts.
Endocrine System
The hypothalamus
controls secretion
of many hormones.
Cardiovascular System
Nerve impulses
help control blood
flow and blood
pressure.
Lymphatic System
Stress may
impair the immune
response.
Digestive System
The nervous system
can influence
digestive function.
Respiratory System
The nervous system
alters respiratory
activity to control
oxygen levels and
blood pH.
Urinary System
Nerve impulses
affect urine production
and elimination.
Reproductive System
The nervous system
plays a role in
egg and sperm
formation, sexual
pleasure, childbirth,
and nursing.
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