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Unformatted text preview: creases blood sugar by stimulating breakdown of
glycogen in the liver. Testes Testosterone Regulates sperm cell production and secondary sex
characteristics. Ovaries Estrogen Stimulates egg maturation, controls secondary sex
characteristics. Progesterone Prepares the uterus to receive a fertilized egg. Adrenal cortex Epinephrine Stimulates “fight or flight” response. Adrenal medulla Glucocorticoids Part of stress response, increase blood glucose levels
and decrease immune response. Aldosterone Regulates...
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