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The Human Endocrine System

The Human Endocrine System

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Endocrine System and the Central Nervous System

Endocrine System and the Central Nervous System

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Endocrine System and the Digestive System

Endocrine System and the Digestive System

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Endocrine System and the Reproductive System

Endocrine System and the Reproductive System

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Endocrine System - Miscellaneous

Endocrine System - Miscellaneous

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Endocrine System - Calcium

Endocrine System - Calcium

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Major Endocrine Glands

Major Endocrine Glands

Hormone: Melatonin

Effect: Reproductive development and daily physiologic cycles

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Major Endocrine Glands

Major Endocrine Glands

Hormone: Thymosin

Effect: Promotes production and maturation of white blood cells

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Major Endocrine Glands

Major Endocrine Glands

Hormone: Insulin

Effect: Converts excess glucose into glycogen in the liver

Hormone: Glucagon

Effect: Converts glycogen back to glucose in the liver

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Major Endocrine Glands

Major Endocrine Glands

Hormone: Estrogen

Effect: Controls ovulation and secondary sexual characteristics

Hormone: Progesterone

Effect: Prepares the uterine lining to accept an embryo

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Major Endocrine Glands

Major Endocrine Glands

Hormone: Growth hormone

Effect: Controls growth of bones and muscles

Hormone: Anti-Diuretic Hormone

Effect: Increases re-absorption of water in kidneys

Hormones: Gonadotropins

Effect: Control development of ovaries and testes

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Major Endocrine Glands

Major Endocrine Glands

Hormone: Thyroxine

Effect:

Controls rate of metabolism

Controls rate that glucose is used in respiration

Promotes growth

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Major Endocrine Glands

Major Endocrine Glands

Hormone: Adrenaline

Effect:

Prepares the body for emergencies

Increases heart rate, breathing rate, depth of breathing

Raises blood glucose level

Diverts blood from gut to skeletal muscles

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