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ENDOCRINE Ductless Endocrine Glands Hormone is released into the circulation Hormone binds to specific receptors in target cells What do hormones regulate? Blood Pressure, Plasma Glucose, Stress : Cortisol Basal Metabolism : Thyroid hormone Reproduction : Estrogen and Testosterone Growth and Development : Growth Hormone, Thyroid Hormone Breast Growth for Milk Production : Prolactin Extracellular Fluid Volume and Osmolarity : Aldosterone, Antidiuretic Hormone Uterine Contractions During Labor : Oxytocin Plasma [Ca 2+ ] : Parathyroid Hormone, Vitamin D Substrate Metabolism : Glucagon, Insulin
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