Tag Archives: central nervous system
Diabetes Insipidus

Diabetes Insipidus

    Diabetes insipidus is a disorder of the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland due to a deficiency of vasopressin, the antidiuretic hormone (ADH). it is characterized by polydipsia and polyuria. Diabetes insipidus may be (1) secondary, related to head trauma, brain tumor, or surgical ablation or irradiation of the pituitary gland or infection […]

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Introduction to Nerves and the Nervous Systems

Introduction to Nerves and the Nervous Systems

Introduction to Nerves and the Nervous System Role of the Nervous System Controls the functions of the human body Analyzes incoming stimuli Integrates internal and external responses Makeup of the Nervous System Central nervous system (CNS) Composed of the brain and spinal cord Peripheral nervous system (PNS) Sensory receptors bring information into the CNS Motor […]

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Immune Modulators

Immune Modulators

Immune Modulators   Sites of Actions of Immune Modulators Immune modulators Modify the actions of the immune system Immune stimulants Energize the immune system when it needs help fighting a specific pathogen Immune suppressants Block the normal effects of the immune system in organ transplantation and autoimmune disorders Immune Stimulants Interferons Naturally released from human […]

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