Glossary of Medical Terminology 3 - Endocrine System
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- Endocrine tissues are classified as a body ----.
- the endocrine system is composed of ----- ----- scattered throughout the body.
- ductless glands
- The function of the endocrine system is to produce substances called ---.
- The job of hormones is to stimulate --- --- to react in certain ways.
- target cells
- Nerves send electrical and chemical messages; the endocrine glands send --- messages.
- Glands that secrete chemicals through ducts into another bodty organ or to the body's surface are --- in nature.
- Endocrine glands do not use these.
- Sweat glands, mammary glands, salivary glands are a part of the ---- system.
- These glands secrete hormones straigth into the bloodstream.
- This word comes from the Greek word meaning "to excite" or "to urge on."
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