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Chapter 7:13 Endocrine System
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Frequently called the supra renal glands because one is located above each kidney
Consists of a group of ductless glands that secrete substances directly into the substances into the bloodstream.
Chemical substances produced and secreted by the endocrine glands.
Sex glands if the female.
A fish shaped organ located behind the stomach.
Are four small glands located behind and attached to the thyroid gland.
A small structure attached to the roof of the third ventricle in the brain.
Often called the "master gland" of the body
A temporary endocrine gland produced during pregnancy.
Sex glands of the male.
A mass of tissue located in the upper part of the chest and under the sternum.
Synthesis hormones that regulate the body's metabolism and control the level of calcium in the blood.