EXOCRINE SYSTEM Collection of glands that produce and secrete substances that protect or lubricate the body. Secreted via ducts. Ultimately, secretions lead to exterior of body; but can be secreted both externally and internally onto epithelial surface. ENDOCRINE SYSTEM System of glands that produce, store and secrete hormones necessary for bodily functions (mood, metabolism, growth/development, sexual and reproductive). Hormones are secreted internally, directly into bloodstream; travel to target cells/tissues/organs to elicit response.
Endocrine System Hypothalamus Pituitary Gland Neurohypophysis Adenohypophysis Thyroid Parathyroid Adrenal Glands Pancreas
Your body has two systems that interact with each other to regulate physiological activities in order to maintain homeostasis. ENDOCRINE SYSTEM NERVOUS SYSTEM MESSENGERS hormones neurotransmitters TRANSMISSIO N via blood via neurons (electrical to chemical) EFFECT widespread (wireless) localized (wired) SPEED slow fast DURATION long short FUNCTION controls activities of long duration (e.g. growth, metabolism, reproduction) coordinates rapid, precise response
HOMEOSTASIS IMBALANCE HORMONE RELEASE CORRECTION NEGATIVE FEEDBACK 1 2 3 4
PROCESSES OF BODY HYPOTHALAMUS IS INVOLVED WITH:
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