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Actin
a muscle protein
adenohypophysis
the anterior pituitary
adenyl cyclase
an enzyme in cell membranes
corpus luteum
a temporary endocrine glance
endocrine glands
glands of internal secretion
erythrocyte
a red blood cell
gonadotrophins
sex hormone
homeostasis
steady0state control
hormone
a chemical regulator
hypophysis
the pituitary gland
leukocyte
a white blood cell
metamorphosis
a change of body form
myoneural junction
a neuromuscular junction
myosin
a muscle protein
nephron
the basic unit of kidney structure
neurotransmitter
a secretion from a nerve cell
neurohypophysis
the posterior pituitary
neuron
a nerve cell
orinthine cycle
biochemical processes that produce urea
peristalsis
a wavelike contraction of muscle
synapse
a junction between nerve cells
tetany
a sustained muscle contraction