The endocrine system is one of two communication systems that the body uses to convey information from one cell to another – the other is the nervous system. The endocrine system consists of all organs and tissues that secrete hormones.

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The endocrine system consists of the thyroid and parathyroid glands, pancreas and adrenal glands although other organs are also critical players in the endocrine system as well including the liver, adipose (fat) tissue, the hypothalamus, and pituitary glands.

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