endocrine system

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In vertebrates, the system of ductless glands which secrete into the blood stream hormones which act on a target elsewhere in the body. See also pituitary gland.

http://www.emc.maricopa.edu/faculty/farabee/BIOBK/BioBookENDOCR.html#Table%20of%20Contents Description of the endocrine system.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Zoology and Animal Sciences.

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