|Pituitary (master gland)|| Growth Hormone|
Controls body growth, blood pressure, and water balance
Controls metabolism, which is the release of energy from food molecules inside cells
|Parathyroid|| Parathyroid Hormone|
tiny glands regulates the amount of calcium in blood.
helps during the immune system during childhood and helps fight disease.
controls muscle reaction and body's response in emergency situation
|ovaries|| estrogen and progesterone|
develops female characteristics and triggers egg cell production, which prepares body for reproduction
develops male characteristics and triggers sperm cell production
controls the level of glucose or blood sugar in body
|Metabolism||rate that your body changes food into energy and burns calories|
|Hypothalamus||link between the nervous system and the endocrine system. It acts like a bridge to communicate between them. It helps maintain homeostasis.|