Endocrine System

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Endocrine System

Is the collection of the glands than secretes hormones directly into the bloodstream

The glands are controlled directly by stimulation from the nervous system

Endocrine system

Endocrine OrgansEndocrine Glands


hormones regulate a variety of body functions, such as temperature, urine production, thyroid activity, growth in children, and the production of sex hormones

Pitiutary gland

Produces the hormone melatonin that helps to regulate the human sleep-wake cycle (circadian rhythm)

Pineal Gland

Her hormones govern body temperature, thirst, hunger, sleep, circadian rhythm, moods, sex drive, and the release of other hormones in the body.


The produced hormones regulate the heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, and the rate at which food is converted into energy.

Thyroid Gland

Serves as digestive exocrine gland and a hormone-producing endocrine gland. As endocrine gland secretes the hormones insulin and glucagon to control blood sugar levels


secretes hormones such as adrenaline that affect blood pressure, heart rate and sweating

Adrenal glands

stimulation of the luteinizing hormone and the gonadotrophic hormone during ovulation

Ovary (Female)

gland where sperm and testosterone are produced

Testis (Male)

Most importants

Exchange of hormones


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