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Health Ch. 7:13 Endocrine System
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Glands secrete hormones that regulate processes such as growth, reproduction, and nutrient use (metabolism) by body cells.
chemical messengers that are manufactured by the endocrine glands, travel through the bloodstream, and affect other tissues
master gland at the base of the brain
produces hormones that regulate metabolism, body heat, and bone growth
small pea-like organs that regulate calcium and phosphate balance in blood, bones, and other tissues
a pair of endocrine glands that sit just above the kidneys and secrete hormones (epinephrine and norepinephrine) that help arouse the body in times of stress.
Regulates the level of sugar in the blood
Glands that produce the egg cells and hormones
An immune organ located near the heart. THe thymus is the site of T cell maturation and is larger in children and adolescents.
a structure found between the cerebral hemispheres of vertebrates; secretes melatonin
temporary endocrine gland produced during pregnancy
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