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Science Reproductive System
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produces chemicals that control many of the body's daily activities and helps growth and development.
the chemical produced in the endocrine glands.
produce and release their hormones products directly into the bloodstream.
cells that recognize the hormone's chemical structure.
a tiny part of the brain near the middle of your head, is the link bewtween two systems; the nervous and endocrine systems. (Controls the pituitary gland!)
controls other endocrine glands, and regulates growth, blood pressure, and water balance.
a process in which a system is turned off by the condition it produces.
What is the role of the endocrine system?
The endocrine system produces hormones that control many of the body's daily activates, and helps growth and development.
How does the adrenaline affect the heart?
It makes the heart beat much faster, until the adrenaline in the blood drops to normal level.
What could happen to your body continued to release adrenaline into you bloodstream, and the normal amount did not return?
hyper, possible heart attack.
the process by which an organism's internal environment is kept stable in spite of changes in the external environment.
Negative feedback example?...
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