Endocrine system (is made of glands ( Endocrine gland (carry hormones to…
is made of glands
carry hormones to target cells
Produce hormones that help the body control things like blood sugar, and protein and fat burning, it also regulates blood pressure.
Two of the most important adrenal hormones are cortisol and aldosterone
Reproductive glands ( Ovaries and Testes)
The sex gland aka the reproductive gland is a mixed gland that produces sex cells and sex hormones.
In females egg cells are produced, in the males sperm is produced.
Essential for converting food we eat into fuel for the body.
Two main functions are the exocrine function that helps in digestion and an endocrine function that regulates blood sugar
Part of the automatic nervous system controlling your body temperature, thirst, hunger, and other homeostatic systems
Produces thyroid hormones, which maintains are body metabolism
Four small glands, that are located in the neck, they control the body's calcium levels.
Located deep in the center of the brain, it produces melatonin.
Helps regulate reproductive hormones.
Not necessarily part of the Endocrine system. These glands are thought of as more external.