Endocrine System I. What is the endocrine system? A. Internal Communication (similar to nervous system) B. Comprised of hormone secreting tissues C. Uses circulatory system to transmit message II. Types of hormonal control pathways A. Endocrine B. Neurohormone C. Neuroendocine III. Types of Hormones A. Water soluble – transmembrane receptors 1. Proteins 2. Amines B. Lipid soluble – intracellular receptors
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