Flashcards in E, R, I Test Deck (12)
What makes up the endocrine system?
glands that release their products into the bloodstream. These products deliver messages throughout the bod.
during childhood, the thymus releases thymosin, which stimulates T cell development and proper immune response
the adrenal glands release epinephrine and norepinephrine, which helps the body respond to stress
the pineal gland releases melatonin, which is involved in rythmic activities, such as daily sleep-wake cycles
what does the adrenal gland release?
hormones that help the body deal with stress
what helps to keep the level of glucose in the blood stable?
insulin and glucagon
what is the main function of the male reproductive system?
to produce and deliver sperm
eternal sac that the testes descend into
process in which an egg is released from the ovary
one of the two fluid filled tubes in human females through which an egg passes after its release from an ovary
an organ that is ready to recieve a fertilized egg.