Endocrine

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Endocrine system

It is Slower than nervous system but their action remains more time. It is made of Groups of glands that produce hormones (substances that are releases into the Bloodstream and have effect in target cells)(células Diana).

The manager gland is the hypothalamus, that produce stimulating hormones and is coordinated With pituitary gland.

Gland

Hormone

Action

Pituitary

Antidiuretic

Oxytocin

Stimulating hormones-

Growth hormone

Decreasing water Excreted in urine

Contracting uterus During birth

Activating other Glands

Lengthening bones

Thyroid

Thyrosine

Stimulating Metabolism

Parathyroid

Parathyroid hormone

Regulating Ca and P In blood

Pancreas

Insuline and Glucagon

Controlling level of Glucose in blood

Adrenal glands

Adrenaline

Corticosteroids

Aldosterone

Stress responses

Regulating metabolic Processes

Regulating K and Na In blood

Ovaries

Estrogens and Progesterone

Maintaining female Sexual traits

testicles

Androgens

Maintaining male Sexual traits

Healthy habits and Illnesses

A balanced Diet, well hydration, adequate hygiene and exercising regularly, As well as avoiding stress and drugs, are keys to maintaining both systems Healthy.  

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