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Endocrine System

Endocrine System: regulates body functions ie. Growth, reproduction, temp, metabolism Hypothalamus Pineal Pituitary> called the master gland Thyroid> growth, calcium maintenance Parathyroid> calcium maintenance Thymus Adrenal> sex hormones, water/salt balance. Epinephrine/Norepinephrine Pancreas (islets) > insulin and glycogen Ovaries/Testes> secondary sex characteristics Feedback Mechanism: _ Hypothalamus Releasing factor _ Pituitary Stimulating factor _ The target gland […]

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