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system

noun arrangement, artificium, classification, formula, logical process, manner, means, method, modeof management, operation, order, orderliness, orderly combiiation, organization, pattern, plan, policy, practice, procedure, process, program, recipe, regime, regimen, regularity, scheme, settled procedure, state of order, strategy, technique, way
Associated concepts: commercial system, governmental system, judicial system, legal system, retirement system
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In terms of weight loss or indeed, weight gain, the spotlight is turned on a different part of the endocrine system and a different type of hormone, of which the thryroid gland is the star.
Endocrine disruptors are naturally occurring compounds or man-made chemicals that may interfere with the production or activity of hormones of the endocrine system leading to adverse health effects.
Various substances produced by the endocrine cells in the pancreas and other parts of the endocrine system were examined, and researchers found that the HIV+ children had higher levels of insulin, glucagon, C-peptide, and glucose, and had insulin resistance and an impaired glycemic response compared to the HIV-negative children.
Though most valuable when purchased as a complete set, each book individually is valuable: members of this group include NERVOUS SYSTEM AND SENSE ORGANS (0313324565), URINARY SYSTEM (0313324026), REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM (0313324492), RESPIRATORY SYSTEM (0313324244), SKELETAL SYSTEM (0313325219), MUSCULAR SYSTEM (0313324034), LYMPHATIC SYSTEM (0313324948), ENDOCRINE SYSTEM (0313326991), DIGESTIVE SYSTEM (0313326800), and CIRCULATORY SYSTEM (0313324018).
The subtle energy fields that these energetic centers create around various sections of the skull and spine, distribute electrical and magnetic vitality to the nerves, endocrine system, blood circulation, immune system, and all organs in the body.
Family history of headache and the impact of the tumor on the endocrine system may also play a part.
Its impacts on the immune and endocrine system, its impacts on organ development, particularly young babies, its impact on metabolism, its impact on gut flora, these are things that are not noticed by the person concerned until years later and it might be attributed to completely different causes.
Disruption of the endocrine system can occur in various ways.
Abnormal secondary sex characteristics, such as hair pattern, can point to hormonal problems, which would mean that the endocrine system is involved.
But if the langostino on your plate comes from Mexico, it may contain one of several insecticides that are toxic to humans and could even disrupt your endocrine system.
An Environment Ministry study has found that nonyl phenol, an organic chemical used in making cleaning products, disrupts the endocrine system of ''medaka'' killifish, leading males of the species to assume female reproductive traits, according to findings released Friday.
These pollutants also can interfere with the function of the brain and endocrine system by penetrating the placental barrier and scrambling the instructions of the naturally produced chemical messengers.