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Endocrine system

controls other body systems by releasing certain chemicals


chemicals that are produced by endocrine glands


a group of cells that makes special chemicals for your body; they make hormones


controls how fast the body uses its energy

Adrenal gland

helps us respond to danger; fight or flight;makes epinephrine (adrenalin)


male reproductive hormone


female reproductive hormone


makes insulin to help cells take in glucose; controls blood sugar levels


controls levels of vitamins and minerals in the body; controls calcium levels in blood


helps fight disease and bacteria


the gland that helps control all the other glands

Feedback system

turn endocrine glands ON and OFF; sends hormones where needed

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