Discussion 5.1: Endocrine System Functions
Post your responses to the following Discussion 5.1: Endocrine System Functions questions to the discussion board. If appropriate, include personal experience in your responses.
- How is the endocrine system similar to a thermostat? Explain this analogy and include a discussion of homeostasis in your answer.
- If you had to choose one gland or resulting hormone to live without, which one would it be and why?
- Which gland and/or resulting hormones do you think serve the most important function and why? Include an example from personal experience or a scenario.