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    Hormones and Endocrine Glands

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    Explain how hormones regulate endocrine glands.

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    In order to explain how hormones regulate endocrine glands it helps to define the terms in your statement,

    Hormones: Hormones are chemical messengers that helps regulate or control the activity of other tissues and organs.

    Endocrine Gland: A gland is an organ that secretes a chemical. An endocrine gland is a duct-less gland that secretes hormones into the blood stream. By secreting ...

    Solution Summary

    The solution defines the terms hormone and endocrine gland. After the definitions are provided, the solution briefly describes how a hormone can regulate an endocrine gland.

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