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What are mineralocorticoids?

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What are mineralocorticoids?

Endocrine System:

In your body, you have organs that secret molecules that travel through the body delivering messages. These molecules are called hormones. For example, the adrenal gland is part of the endocrine system. It secretes hormones such as adrenaline.

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Mineralocorticoids are a type of hormone that regulates the concentration of sodium and potassium ions in the body. Sodium and potassium are...

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Adrenal Cortex: Aldosterone and Body Fluid Balance

from Biology 105: Anatomy & Physiology

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