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Hormone(s)

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Chemical messengers that help our body do different tasks. Hormones are produced by the endocrine glands and then sent all over the body to stimulate certain activities. For example, insulin is a well-known hormone that helps our body digest food. Hormones regulate our growth, digestion, reproduction and sexual function.

Source: EMCOM Endocrine disruptors glossary 

Related words:

Endocrine system

Translation(s):

Deutsch: Hormon(e)
Español: Hormona(s)
Français: Hormone(s)
Nederlands: Hormoon

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