ERNST GELLHORN, M.D., PH.D.
Hormone action and nervous action (involving the central and the autonomic nervous systems) are the two important mechanisms of bringing about the adjustment of the organism to its surroundings. Excitatory and inhibitory influences are exerted on the various organs of the body resulting in adaptive coördination. The nervous and the hormone mechanism cooperate, as has been shown for example in Cannon's extensive studies.1 The effects of the discharges of the sympathetic such as occur in rage are enhanced by the liberation of adrenalin. The distribution of the nerves over the whole body and the excitation of large groups of nerves
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GELLHORN E. THE EFFECT OF HORMONES ON CELLULAR PERMEABILITY(THE EFFECT OF HORMONES ON CELLULAR PERMEABILITY*). Ann Intern Med. 1933;7:33–44. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-1-33
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