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A structure of the endocrine system which produces and releases its chemical products directly into the bloodstream
endocrine gland
The chemical product of an endocrine gland.
hormone
A cell in the body that recognizes a hormone's chemical structure.
target cell
A part of the brain that links the nervous system and the endocrine system.
hypothalamus
An endocrine gland that controls many body activities.
pituitary gland
A process in which a system is turned off by the condition it produces.
negative feedback