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Sasser Endocrine

Life Science

Endocrine glands produce and release hormones directly into the bloodstream
Hormones chemical produced by the endocrine system which helps regulate the body through daily activities and long term changes like growth and development
Hypothalamus a part of the brain that links the nervous system and endocrine system; controls the pituitary gland
Pituitary gland controls other endocrine glands and regulates growth, blood pressure, and water balance
Thyroid gland controls the release of energy from food molecules inside cells
Thymus gland hormones from this gland help the immune system develop during childhood
Adrenal gland release several hormones. Adrenaline triggers the body's response to emergency situations.Other hormones
Pancreas Produces the hormone insulin and glucagon, which control the level of glucose in the blood.
The two functions of the Endocrine System 1. Produces chemicals that control many of the body's daily activities. 2. Regulates long-term changes such as growth and development.
Created by: bsasser