Chemical Coordination and Integration
Alternation of generation – Alternation of haploid sexual and diploid asexual generation in the life cycle of an animal.
Autonomy - Breaking of a body part.
Dioecious - Animals in which male and female reproductive organs occur in separate individuals.
Acidosis – condition characterised by lower blood pH, due to the increase of keto acids (ketosis)
cAMP – Cyclic adenosine mono phosphate acts as a second messenger (intracellular messenger) in the case of peptide hormone.
Catecholamines – Naturally occurring amines that function as neurotransmitters. They are characterised by catechol group in which an amine group is attached. Example .Epinephrine
Limbic systems – It is a collection of special structures located in the middle of the brain. It is also known as paleomammalian brain. It control emotions, behaviour, motivation of long term memory and olfaction.
Melanocytes – Melanin (black pigment) containing cells.