EXERCISES, LESSON 10
REQUIREMENT. The following exercises are to be answered by completing the
incomplete statement or by writing the answer in the space provided at the end of the
After you have completed all the exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises," at the
end of the lesson and check your answers.
Endocrine glands are glands of
l secretion. These glands are also
less glands. Hormones are the secretions produced by
Target organs are the specific organs or tissues to which
s are carried by the
. This is a feedback mechanism because the activity of the target organ
affects the activity of the
The fundamental control "system" is the interaction of ________________
. Genes determine the range of
s it. Controlling the tissues and organs in general are the
s of the
system. Providing more precise and immediate
control of the body structures is the
Why are endocrine organs (glands) richly supplied with blood vessels?
Name six of the better known endocrine organs.