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  • The Endocrine System

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    body called the endocrine system. The endocrine system is made of glands whose secretions pass directly into the bloodstream or lymph system. This system is responsible for growth, mood, tissue function, metabolism, sexual function and reproductive processes. The endocrine system affects almost every organ and cell in the body. Hormones and glands make up this system. As with any system, diseases can occur that are dangerous to the body. Hormones are one major parts of the endocrine system. They are

  • The Endocrine System

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    The endocrine system is a group of glands distributed throughout the human body. This group of glands secretes substances called hormones. These hormones discharge into the bloodstream (Shier, Butler & Lewis, 2009). The endocrine system does not have a single anatomic location. It is dispersed throughout the human body. The final purpose of this system is to control, regulate, and coördinate the functioning of the human body (p.291). Some body functions can be activated or inhibited by hormones,

  • The Endocrine System

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    The Endocrine System Victor Garcia, SVN Med Surg I VNSG 1329 Coastal Bend College, Vocational Nursing November 20, 2017 The Endocrine System Introduction There are two main communication systems in the human body. The first is the nervous system which regulates body functions and reacts to stimuli through electrical impulses. The second system is the endocrine system. The endocrine system is made up of several glands that are distributed throughout the body. The endocrine system

  • The Endocrine Sysytem

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    Introduction The endocrine system is a collaboration of all the glands in the human body and all the hormones produced by those glands1. The glands are controlled by the stimulation of the human nervous system including the chemical receptors in the blood and the hormones produced by other glands. By regulating and controlling the hormone levels in the body the endocrine system controls homeostasis in the body1. The gland system can be divided into two types. Exocrine glands release secretions outside

  • The Endocrine System

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    The endocrine system is a group of glands distributed throughout the human body. This group of glands secretes substances called hormones. These hormones are dumping into the bloodstream (Shier, Butler & Lewis, 2009). The endocrine system does not have a single anatomic location. It is dispersed throughout the human body. The final purpose of this process is to control, regulate, and coordinate the functioning of the human body. Some body functions can be activated or inhibited by hormones, which

  • The Endocrine System

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    The endocrine system is a group of glands distributed throughout the human body. This group of glands secretes substances called hormones. These hormones are dumping into the bloodstream (Shier, Butler & Lewis, 2009). The endocrine system does not have a single anatomic location. It is dispersed throughout the human body. The final purpose of this process is to control, regulate, and coordinate the functioning of the human body. Some body functions can be activated or inhibited by hormones, which

  • The Endocrine System

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    The endocrine system is a collection of glands in the body that help to control bodily metabolic activity by producing endocrine secretions. Although there are many glands in the endocrine system the main glands include the pancreas, ovaries, testes, kidneys, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, adrenal glands, pineal gland, gastrointestinal tract, hypothalamus and pituitary gland. Functions Hypothalamus – The hypothalamus is located in the brain. It is responsible for direct control over the entire

  • The Endocrine System

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    The Endocrine System The function of the endocrine system is to regulate the body functions by the use of hormones. The structure of the endocrine system is therefore the structure and location of all the main endocrine glands. The pituitary gland, thyroid, pancreas, adrenal glands, and the sex glands (testes) are some of the more important ones, but there are several others. The glands secrete hormones directly in to the blood, which act as messengers. The nature of messenger which is released

  • The Endocrine System

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    The human body is composed of multiple different systems. Among those is the endocrine system, which are a group of glands in the male and female human body that discharge hormones directly into the bloodstream, that are then delivered to several organs. Hormones control a multitude of bodily functions and behaviors. A hormone (from Greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a class of regulatory biochemicals that is produced in all multicellular organisms by glands, and transported by the circulatory system

  • The Endocrine System

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    In the human body we have a system that deals with chemical communication through the use of hormones, the ductless glands that secrete hormones and the target cells that respond to the hormones, this system is called the Endocrine system. This is used to help maintain the essential purpose of the human body which can range the metabolism to growth. This system also works in line with the nervous system in regulating the interior functions and keep up homeostasis and also long term behaviour.

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