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a small gland at the base of the brain; controls growing rate, metabolism, reproduction, and regulates other endocrine glands
part of the brain that controls the pituitary gland; regulates your body temperature, use of water, and blood pressure; oversees hormone level
above the kidney; produce hormones that affect the functioning of your kidneys, metabolism, and response to stressful situations
shaped like a bow tie; located in the front of the neck; releases a hormone that regulates the rate of metabolism in the body
hollow, muscular, pear shaped organ located between the two ovaries and behind the urinary bladder
the process during which an egg matures and is released and the uterus prepares to receive it
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