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function

controls the other body system with hormones

endocrine glands

release hormones

hormones

chemical signals that travels through the blood

pituitary

master gland that controls growth, development and other endocrine glands

thymus

hormones made here make your body produce cell that fight infections

thyroid

controls your metabolism, how your body uses energy

adrenal glands

produce hormone that allow you to respond to stress

adrenaline

hormone responsible for the fight or flight syndrome

fight or flight syndrome

body's response to a stressful or threatening situation

hypothalamus

controls the amount of water in our blood

pancreas

make insulin controls how much glucose is in blood

ovaries and testies

produce hormones, estrogen and testosterone that produces secondary sex characteristics and controls reproduction

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