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The endocrine system

Author: Lynette Rushton
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, ©2009.
Series: Human body (Chelsea House Publishers)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discover how the endocrine system works to maintain an internal balance within the human body.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynette Rushton
ISBN: 9781604133691 1604133694
OCLC Number: 270131436
Description: 125 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chemicals that run the body --
Hormones --
The endocrine glands --
Blood glucose levels --
Growth and metabolism --
Reproduction --
Stress --
Mineral balance and blood pressure.
Series Title: Human body (Chelsea House Publishers)
Responsibility: Lynette Rushton ; introduction by Denton A. Cooley.

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Much like the nervous system, the endocrine system relays important communication signals throughout the body. The endocrine system uses chemical signals, known as hormones, which are produced and  Read more...

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