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Human Endocrine System



Completion
Complete each sentence or statement.
 

1. 

Several organ systems are involved in __________, which is the process of monitoring and coordinating activities within the body.
 

 

2. 

One such organ system is the _____________ system, which regulates body changes such as growth and sexual development.
 

 

3. 

The endocrine system uses chemicals released from endocrine _______.
 

 

4. 

An endocrine gland is an organ that releases chemicals called __________ into the blood or the fluid around cells.
 

 

5. 

Hormones are substances that act to __________ the activity of cells in the body.
 

 

6. 

Review the diagram below to get an overview of the endocrine system. Study each gland and learn what its major function is within your body.
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7. 

The ________ gland produces hormones to control the rate at which the body uses energy.
 

 

8. 

The ____________ produces hormones that help regulate blood sugar levels.
 

 

9. 

When you were frightened the __________ gland quickly releases hormones to help you respond to the danger.
 

 

10. 

The _________ in females and the _________ in males produce hormones involved in reproduction.
 

 

11. 

______________, which is the maintenance of stable internal conditions, is controlled by feedback controls.
 

 



 
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