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The Endocrine System

Much like the nervous system, the endocrine system relays important communication signals throughout the body. The endocrine system uses chemical signals, known as hormones, which are produced and stored in spe… (See Below for Full Description)
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Much like the nervous system, the endocrine system relays important communication signals throughout the body. The endocrine system uses chemical signals, known as hormones, which are produced and stored in special glands in the body. Different glands produce specialized hormones and release them into the bloodstream. From there, these hormones can travel directly to the tissues and organs and help regulate bodily functions. In The Endocrine System, learn how this chemical messaging system is vital to the body's growth, metabolism, and sexual development.

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ISBN-13 978-1-60413-369-1
ISBN-10 1604133694
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-2030-0
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series The Human Body: How It Works
Author Lynette Rushton; Introduction by Denton A. Cooley, M.D. Texas Heart Institute Clinical Professor of Surgery at the University of Texas Medical School
Publication Date 5/1/2009
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Chelsea House
Specifications Full-color photographs and illustrations. Sidebars. Glossary. References. Further reading. Web sites. Index.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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