Endocrine System

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  1. Endocrine Glands
    secrete their hormones directly into the bloodstream
  2. Exocrine Glands
    send chemical substances via ducts to the outside of the body
  3. Hormones
    chemical messengers
  4. Receptors
    are recognition sites in various targets tissues on which hormones act
  5. Glands
    located in many regions of the body and released into the bloodstream
  6. Myasthenia Gravis
    an auto immune neurologic muscular disease
  7. Kidney
    secretes ERYTHROPOIETIN
  8. Placenta
    secretes HUMAN CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN
  9. Gallbladder
    secretes CHOLECYSTOKININ
  10. Prostaglandins
    • contraction in uterus
    • found in semen
    • regulate body temperature
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