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Hormone definition chemical substances created by the human body to regulate the activity of cells
Gland definition epithelial tissue that secretes hormones into bloodstream.
Pituitary gland location Located in the base of the brain
Pineal gland location Located at base of brain
Thyroid gland location base of anterior neck/throat
Adrenal gland location atop the kidneys
Pancreas gland location midline to left at bottom margin of costals
Gonads gland location pelvic region
Nervous system gland location sensor of blood components and signal carrier that activates glands to produce hormones
Bloodstream endocrine function the transporter of hormones to all cells of the body.
Target Cells definition these are cells that are affected by hormones. Once they are contacted by a hormone, the hormones presence triggers a change in the cell’s behavior.
Protein Receptor Site definition Locations on the membrane of a cell that hormones can attach themselves. Receptor sites are hormone specific
Created by: russcrick