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Endocrine System:   Hormones

Endocrine System: Hormones

Author: Laura Riness

This lesson will identify, differentiate and explain the function of hormones in the endocrine system.

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Terms to Know
Adrenal Glands

Endocrine glands located on top of the kidneys which secrete hormones related to stress and arousal.


An excitatory hormone secreted by the adrenal glands and related to fear; a.k.a. adrenaline.


An excitatory hormone secreted by the adrenal glands and related to anger.


A gland in both the endocrine and digestive systems which produces and secretes insulin to control blood sugar and hunger.


Males sex glands which secrete the hormone testosterone affecting secondary sex characteristics such as facial hair and also affects male sexual functioning.


Female sex glands which secrete estrogen affecting secondary sex characteristics such as the development of breasts and affects female sexual functioning.