Endocrine system Summary

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1,298 words, approx. 5 pages
Endocrine System The endocrine system is part of the regulatory system in animals and helps maintain the internal balance of the body. Both vertebrates and invertebrates have endocrine systems. The en... Read more
9,815 words, approx. 33 pages
The Endocrine System The endocrine system is the body's network of glands that produce more than fifty different known hormones or chemical messengers to maintain and regulate basic bodily... Read more
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Endocrine System and Glands The endocrine system controls and regulates body metabolism and other activities by the production of hormones. Hormones are a class of molecules, varying in actual biochem... Read more
321 words, approx. 2 pages
Endocrine Gland Endocrine glands are collections of tissue which manufacture and release chemical messengers called hormones. Hormones are chemicals which affect the functioning of some distant organ ... Read more
854 words, approx. 3 pages
Endocrine System Often called the ductless glands, the nine distinct glands of the human endocrine system secrete hormones or "chemical messengers" directly into the blood stream, without the ducts fo... Read more
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Endocrine System The endocrine system is the body's network of nine glands and over 100 hormones that maintain and regulate numerous events throughout the body. The glands of the endocrine system incl... Read more