Like this study set? Create a free account to save it.

Sign up for an account

Already have a Quizlet account? .

Create an account

Structures of Endocrine System

Adrenal gland, pituitary gland, thyroid, pancreas, ovaries, testes, kidney, small intestine, adipocytes and heart

Endocrine cells

secretary cells that release secretions into the interstitial fluid or the blood (such as hormones)

Exocrine cells

secretory cells that release there secretions into ducts or epithelial cells


sympathetic nervous system, "fight or flight." Epinephrine.


released into blood stream, can travel all over the body to have an effect

Amino Acid Derivatives

1 to 2 amino acids together (Rapid Assembly)

Polypeptide Derivatives

made from proteins (takes longer to build these: made inactive form and as the body needs it, then it becomes active)

Lipid Derivatives

Fat, steroids, cholesterol based

How to decide if it is an Amino Acid

carbon, oxygen and nitrogen

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again


Reload the page to try again!


Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

Voice Recording