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Made of_________________
glands and hormones
a group of cells that produce and secrete the chemicals
glands
the chemical message that are sent throughout the body
Hormones
affects mood, growth and development in tissue function, metabolism and sexual/reproduction processes
endocrine system
found in the brain, sends messages to the pituitary
Hypothalamus
produces hormones that increases metabolism bone growth, and the development of brain and nervous system in children
thyroid
Adrenal Glands to the thyroid are 4 tiny glands that regulate
Parathyroid
Two functions- 1 digestive and 1 hormonal
Pancreas
located in the brain, minister gland, stimulates thyroid reproductive glands and adrend glands
pituitary
on top of kidneys, produce adrenaline-epinephrine
Adrenal Glands
ovaries-produces eggs and estridges
Female Gonads
glucagons tell liver to used stored_________to rise bg levels
cabrohydrates
testis
male glands
tells liver to take excess glucose out of body to lower bg levels
insulin