Unformatted text preview: system exerts its effects through the release of chemical messengers called hormones. Lymphatic System: often considered a part of the cardiovascular system. It consists of the spleen, lymph nodes, lymphatic channels, thoracic ducts, and the lymph fluid itself. Is important in the fighting of disease, in filtration, and in removing waste products of cellular metabolism. Anatomy: the structure of an organism; body structure Physiology: the functions of an organism; the physical and chemical processes of a living thing. Negative Feedback: body mechanisms that work to reverse, or compensate for, a path pathophysiological process (or to reverse any physiological process, whether pathological or nonpathological). Control Systems: Endocrine and Nervous Systems...
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- Endocrine System, pineal gland, intestines-have endocrine functions