What is the difference between the nervous and endocrine systems?


Nervous System

Endocrine System

The network of nerves forming a system in an animal.

The organ systems of animals consist of different glands.

It is a collection of nerve cells, or neurons.

It is a collection of glands.

The signals are passed in the form of electrical impulses, also called Nerve impulses.

The mode of transmission is special chemicals, called Hormones.

The neurons are interconnected to form a continuous system.

The organs in the system are not physically connected with each other.

The transmission is very fast and takes less than a second.

The transmission is extremely slow.

The transmission is done via Neurons.

The transmission is done through the Circulatory system.

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