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Ch 20: Human Endocrine & Immune Systems

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Review this chapter to get caught up on human endocrine and immune systems. By studying our lessons and using our assessment tools, you can prepare for a certification exam, complete an assignment, or boost your professional skills.

Human Endocrine & Immune Systems - Chapter Summary

Find out about the inner workings of the human endocrine and immune systems with the help of this chapter. Our carefully designed lessons can help you get reacquainted with such concepts as glands and hormones, antibodies, and ways in which cells send messages. Although our lessons are short, each one is full of the most pertinent and up-to-date information available, including keywords, examples from recent studies, definitions, and more. When you finish the chapter, you will possess the ability to:

  • Describe the functions and structures of the endocrine system
  • Identify hormone action mechanisms
  • Analyze the effects of related hormones and common endocrine diseases
  • Detail the immune system and its responses
  • Define various types of immune deficiency diseases

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