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What is necessary for the proper functioning of body processes?
hormones
Name the 2 master or central glands of the endocrine glands.
1)hyppthalamus
2)pituitary
When are hormones secreted?
When the the body signals a need for them.
The central or master glands (hypothalamus and pituitary),work together to ___________________.
work together to regulate body functions.
When the proper level of hormones are reached in the the body what does the body do?
The body sends a signal to stop hormone secretion.
Name the body functions that the hypothalamus and the pituitary glands work together to regulate.
1)water balance
2)salt balance
3)growth
4)reproduction
5)metabolism
The endocrine glands include (7):
1)hypothalamus
2)pituitary
3)thyroid
4)parathyroids
5)adrenals
6)pineal
7)pancreas
What is the purpose of the endocrine glands?
These glands secrete hormones into the bloodstream for delivery to an organ.
Exocrine glands include (5);
1)sweat glands
2)mammary glands
3)mucous glands
4)salivary glands
5)lacrimal glands
The endocrine system is composed of ____ that secrete _____ throughout the body.
glands that secrete hormones
What is the purpose of the exocrine glands?
Theses glands secrete hormones into ducts for delivery to a site.