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Endocrine tissues are classified as a body ----.
system
the endocrine system is composed of ----- ----- scattered throughout the body.
ductless glands
The function of the endocrine system is to produce substances called ---.
hormones
The job of hormones is to stimulate --- --- to react in certain ways.
target cells
Nerves send electrical and chemical messages; the endocrine glands send --- messages.
chemical
Glands that secrete chemicals through ducts into another bodty organ or to the body's surface are --- in nature.
exocrine
Endocrine glands do not use these.
ducts
Sweat glands, mammary glands, salivary glands are a part of the ---- system.
exocrine
These glands secrete hormones straigth into the bloodstream.
endocrine
This word comes from the Greek word meaning "to excite" or "to urge on."
hormone