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regulate female menstrual cycle
follicle stimulating hormone and lutenizing hormone
simulates mammalory glands to produce milk
prolocin
natural painkillers
endorphins
produces hormones that increase oxygen consumption and metabollic rate in cells of body
thyroid gland
regulate blood calcium levelc
calcitonin and parathyroid gland
produces two hormones

insulin and glucagon help maintain homeostatic balance between the amount of glucose available in the blood and amount of glucose stored as the polymor glycogen in body cells
pancreas
two glands in one

adrenal medulla and adrenal cortex - secrete hormones to deal with stress
adrenal glands
hormones ensure rapid, short term response to stress
epirephrine and nonepinphrine
sex glands

produces estrogren, progestins, androgens
gonads
maintain female reproduction system and develop female parts
estrogen
prepare uterus
progestins
lestersteron, stimulate development of male reproductives system
androgens
offspring identical to parents
asexual reproduction
splits into 2 or more to identical
fission
breaks into several parts and then regenerates
fragmentation
produce gamates
gonads
egg cell injected
ovulation
development of eggs within overys
oagenesis
formulation of sperm cells
spermatogenis
controls growth and release of ovum
ovarium cycle
prepared for possible implantation of embryo
menstrual cycle
body main system for internal chemical regulation
endocrine system
control center of endocrine system
hypothalamus
secretes hormones that influence numerous body functions
pituitary gland
stores and secretes hormones made in the hypothalamus
posterior pituitary