Scheer, Bradley T. Department of Biology, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon.
Last reviewed:January 2021
- Action mechanisms
- Control demonstrations
- Coordinative control
- Color change
- Control of hormone secretion
- Conservative control
- Carbohydrate metabolism
- Water balance
- Total metabolic level
- Sodium ion concentration
- Progressive processes
- Cyclical processes
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The regulatory phenomena in animals or plants that involve, as intermediaries, one or more hormones. Endocrinology is the study of the glands of internal secretion and of the hormones that the glands synthesize and secrete. In general, various endocrine mechanisms and processes are utilized by animals and plants. See also: Endocrine system (invertebrate); Endocrine system (vertebrate); Endocrinology
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