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Secrete products into ducts and secretion is released onto the body surfaces (skin) or into body cavities
Chemical messengers, mostly those manufactured by the endocrine glands, that are produced in one tissue and affect another
A protein that detects a specific molecule and performs an action in response.
Circuit of sensing, evaluating and reacting to changes in the environmental conditions as a result of info fed back into a system.
Consists of glands that secrete chemicals into the bloodstream that help control bodily functioning.
Known as the "Master Gland" because it controls the hormone production of other glands
considered the "link" between the nervous and endocrine system.
Male sex glands or gonads that produce testosterone and the male sex cells
Female sex glands or gonads that produce estrogen, progesterone and the female sex cells
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