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Body Systems 2

Excretory, Endocrine and Nervous systems

Dynamic Equilibrium The changes an organism does to put itself back into homeostasis
Endocrine System Regulates metabolism, homeostasis, growth and reproduction with hormones
Excretion Removal of cellular wastes in an organism
Feedback When products of a process can act as regulators of the same process
Glucagon Secreted by the pancreas that raises blood sugar
Homeostasis Stable internal environment of an organism
Hormone Secretions of the endocrine glands that regulate metabolism, growth, homeostasis and reproduction in an organism
Insulin Secreted by the pancreas that reduces blood sugar
Nervous System Consisting of the brain and nerves, it receives stimuli and coordinates a response in animals
Pancreas Organ that secretes insulin and glucagon to control blood sugar
Receptor molecule Involved in cell signalling, they are special proteins inserted in cell membranes that bind to other molecules based on their shape
Regulation All activities that help control homeostasis in an organism
Created by: hhazzard



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