Endocrine System

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Endocrine System
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2014-01-15 11:21:00
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Endocrine Breakdown
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  1. Is made up of glands that produce hormones and release them into the blood. The hormones cause certain reactions to occur in specific tissues. It affects a large number of the body’s functions, including temperature, metabolism, sexual function, reproduction, moods, and growth and development?
    The Endocrine System
  2. Gland controls the functions of several other endocrine glands. It’s not very big, though — only about the size of a pea. The gland is located at the base of the brain, and it secretes several different hormones:
    Pituitary Gland
  3. Gland controls the functions of several other endocrine glands. It’s not very big, though — only about the size of a pea. The gland is located at the base of the brain, and it secretes several different hormones: What are the hormones?
    • Adrenocorticotropic hormone
    • Antidiuretic hormone
    • Follicle-stimulating hormone
    • Growth hormone
    • Luteinizing hormone
    • Melanocyte-stimulating hormone
    • Oxytocin
    • Prolactin
    • Thyroid-stimulating hormone
  4. The classical distinction between Exocrine and Endocrine glands has been the presence or absence of?
    Ducts
  5. Most Exocrine glands secrete their products by?
    Way of duct onto an epithelial surface such as the skin or the mucosa of the digestive tract
  6. Endocrine glands secrete by?
    Contrast, are ductless and release their secretions into the bloodstream
  7. Endocrine glands release their secretions into the bloodstream. For this reason, hormones were originally called the body's?
    "Internal secretions"
  8. _______ secretions have extracellular effects  such as the digestions of food, whereas _______ secretions have intracellular effects- they alter cell metabolism.
    Exocrine

    Endocine

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