Endocrine System: Facts, Functions an...

Endocrine System: Facts, Functions and Diseases

Thursday Feb 15 Read more: Live Science

The endocrine system is the collection of glands that produce hormones that regulate metabolism, growth and development, tissue function, sexual function, reproduction, sleep, and mood, among other things. The word endocrine derives from the Greek words "endo," meaning within, and "crinis," meaning to secrete, according to Health Mentor Online .

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