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Unformatted text preview: its added to salt to prevent deficiencies in the American diet). 7. The pancreas releases two kinds of hormones that control the level of what chemical in the blood? By what kind of homeostatic mechanism does the pancreas release these hormones? 8. Diabetes is a disease that affects insulin production in the body. What are the two types of diabetes and which is the most common form among Americans who are afflicted? 9. What are the gonads and what kind of hormones do they release? Chapter 25 Terms to Know: amino-acid derived hormones antagonistic hormones anterior pituitary diabetes mellitus endocrine glands endocrine system estrogens follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) glucagon gonads growth hormone (GH) hypothalamus insulin luteinizing hormone (LH) pancreas parathyroid glands pituitary gland posterior pituitary steroid hormones target cell thyroid gland...
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