However the term natural does not mean safe the body

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Unformatted text preview: er, the term “natural” does not mean “safe.” The body maintains a careful hormone balance, and ingestion of various hormones can lead to trouble. Reading notes: • Describe how hormones stimulate responses in cells. • Describe how feedback mechanisms regulate hormone release. • State the difference between endocrine and exocrine glands. • State the overall role of the pituitary gland, and why the pituitary is sometimes called the “master gland.” • Describe the negative feedback loops in which the following hormones are involved: thyroxine; insulin and glucagon; calcitonin and parathyroid...
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This document was uploaded on 02/25/2014 for the course BIOLOGY 103 at Western Oregon University.

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