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Chapter 11

Endocrine System

andr male
estr female
glycos glucose
-crine to secrete
hormone a chemical released into the bloodstream from a gland and circulates throughout the body
gonad organ that makes gametes (ovum or sperm)
gamete cell used to produce embryo (ovum or sperm)
endocrine ductless gland that empties their hormone into blood
exocrine gland with ducts that empties its product through a duct to a specific site
diabetes mellitus disease caused by either a deficiency of insulin or a decreased response of the body to insulin
hyperglycemia high level of glucose in the blood
hypoglycemia low level of glucose in the blood
hypercalcemia high level of calcium in the blood
hypocalcemia low level of calcium in the blood
gigantism disease caused by too much growth hormone
ovaries female gonad makes eggs and female hormones
testes male gonad makes sperm and male hormones
pancreas only glands in the body that is exocrine and endocrine
Created by: fieldsl3