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    The endocrine system is the collection of glands that produce hormones, which regulate metabolism, growth & development, sexual function, reproduction, sleep & mood, and tissue function. The endocrine system is made up of the pituitary gland, thryroid gland, parathyroid glands, adrenal glands, pancreas, ovaries, and testicles. (Frucht, 2012 p.315). A gland selects and removes materials from the blood, hormones then travel through the blood to target organs to adjust their activity. This system affects almost every organ and cell in the body, and it also plays a viral role in maintaining homeostasis. While, the exocrine system is the system of glands that produce and secrete substances to either protect or lubricate the body. Exocrine glands include; sweat, salivary, mammary, the prostate, gastric, and many other.…

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    the endocrine system. Endocrine systems are made up of a gland that make and also relinquishes hormones that assist in the regulation of body functions. It also essentially helps with the body’s capacity to transition calories that create energy for the cells and also the organs. The endocrine system impacts the way that your heart beats, how the bones in your body as well as the tissues produce. The endocrine system also plays a critical role in whether or not someone can produce a baby; there…

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    For my anatomy class I was asked to write a paper of how a body system of my choice affects the other body systems. I chose the endocrine system, it is made up of many different glands, but every gland still does a part in making sure that organs in the other body systems are well balanced. I liked the endocrine system when we went over it in class and thought it would be an excellent choice. Especially since most of it has to do with the brain and I love to study the brain. I will cover all the…

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    Mandy Roberson Endocrine System The endocrine system has to do with the hormones of the body. Hormones are chemical messengers that travel throughout the bloodstream to other tissues. These hormones are secreted by endocrine glands throughout the body. Hormones help with the functions of certain organs and glands and help with digestion, muscle contraction, sex hormones for reproduction, sleep, and much more. They can really dictate how chemicals in the body react. The major function of the…

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    Chapter 18- The Endocrine System Exam 1 Name:_______________________ You are on your honor to do this take home test on your own. You may use any book, but you must list below the title, author, and page number for any book other than your text. You may use the internet search, but you must list below the exact web page address. You may not consult any live person on any aspect of the class until you turn the test in. This test is due at the beginning of Class Wednesday, February 6, 2007. …

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    The endocrine system is one of the major systems in the body, it is one of the two systems established for regulating the body to achieve homeostasis. This system plays a role in long distance intercellular communication, coordination, and homeostasis control (Rice University-Open Stax, 2016). It is made up of a collection of glands which produce hormones, regulate metabolism, growth and development, tissue function, sexual function, reproduction, sleep, mood, in addition to a plethora of other…

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    Endocrine System The endocrine system is basically the network of glands that secrete hormones into the blood stream which regulates activities of cells or organs. The sexual development and function of the body and the metabolism are two examples of what the endocrine systems does. The major contributors to the endocrine system include the pituitary gland, thyroid, hypothalamus, parathyroid, adrenal glands, pineal body, reproductive glands, and the pancreas. The pituitary gland is…

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    There are ten main regulatory functions of the endocrine system. These ten functions consist of metabolism, food ingestion and digestion regulation, growth of tissue, maintains a pH balance within the body, stability of water within the body, adjusts heart rate and blood pressure, maintains blood glucose levels and other nutrients, oversees the functions of the reproductive system, controls contractions of the uterus during childbirth and stimulates breast milk, and aids in the effective of the…

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    The Endocrine System controls bodily functions that tend to occur over a long time. Taking a similar role to the nervous system to keep the body in a state of homeostasis. Through the use of a negative feedback loop the Endocrine system insures the proper amount of hormone is in the body at any given time. These hormones serve functions from growth to balancing ion levels in the body. The Endocrine system is specifically down to the hormone meant for homeostasis. The Endocrine System is…

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    As we know endocrine and nervous system work together. The way they work together is through communications. This systems consists on glands which secrets special hormones and these hormone goes around in the body as messenger. The organs who carry these type of hormones in the body are blood stream, organs and body tissues. The way they are connected is via brain which connect with two communication systems and the hypothalamus is tiny collection of Nellie which controls behaviour placed at the…

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