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The endocrine system is a system of ductless endocrine glands that secrete chemicals called hormones that circulate within the body via the bloodstream to affect distant organs. It does not include exocrine glands[?] such as salivary glands, sweat glands[?] and glands within the gastrointestinal tract.

Table of contents

Table of endocrine glands and the hormones secreted

In both sexes:

(starting from the head and going downwards)

In males only

In females only


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