Anatomy Exam I Study Guide

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Anatomy Exam I Study Guide Chapter 17: Endocrine System 1. Know general locations of major glands of the edocrine system. a. Head : Hypothalamus, Pineal Gland, Pituitary Gland b. Neck : Thyroid, Parathyroid c. Thorax : Thymus, Heart d. Abdomen : Adrenal, Pancreas, Ovaries and Testes 2. General Characteristics: a. How it differs from Nervous System i. Endocrine works
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Unformatted text preview: slowly , NS works quickly . ii. NS and Endocrine are interdependent for regulation of bodily functions b. Definition of a hormone i. Chemical signal ii. Produced in minute amounts by specialized epithelial cells iii. Travels to destination in the blood (specific destinations) 3. Know the anatomy of the Endocrine Glands a....
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