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The endocrine system is the collection of glands that produce hormones that regulate metabolism, growth and development, tissue function, sexual function, reproduction, sleep, and mood, among other things.
Endocrine System by
Call Number: 612.4 LIT
Publication Date: 2000-09-01
-- Provides a wealth of knowledge about the human body, its systems and conditions -- Important information for young people -- Complements school curriculum -- Ideal for research or class use -- Written in accessible, easily understood language Major endocrine glands include the pituitary gland and the thyroid.