spacer
A-Z A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

endocrine system

en·do·crine sys·tem

/ˈendəkrin ˈsistəm/

Noun

The endocrine system uses a series of chemicals called hormones to create a level of coordination and control that is slower in response than the nervous system, but longer in duration. These hormones interact with receptors on target organs, which triggers an action.