The endocrine system is a network of glands that produce hormones. These hormones control a wide variety of functions in the body, such as the respiration, metabolism, reproduction, mood, sexual development and growth. Hormone glands include the hypothalamus, the pituitary gland, the pancreas, the adrenal glands, and ovaries.
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