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Title:
The endocrine system
Author:
Little, Marjorie.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
112 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
General Note:
Originally published 1990.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780791059821
Format :
Book

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Central Library QP187 .L534 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

-- Provides a wealth of knowledge about the human body, its systems and conditions -- Important information for young people -- Complements school curriculum -- Ideal for research or class use -- Written in accessible, easily understood language Major endocrine glands include the pituitary gland and the thyroid.


Excerpts

Excerpts

The powerful glands of the endocrine system secrete hormones that are critical to human growth, digestion, menstruation, and reproduction. The Endocrine System describes the actions of these organs, investigating the differences between glands and hormones and demonstrating how crucial they are to proper body functioning. Excerpted from Endocrine System by Marjorie Little All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.

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