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GCSE Biology (Hormones) Mind Map on Hormones, created by 9arush on 09/06/2013.

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Hormones
1 General
1.1 Hormones are chemical substances
1.2 They are produced by a gland & carried by the blood
1.3 Hormones alter the activity of 1 or more target organs
1.4 Once used they are destroyed by the liver
2 Types of Hormones
2.1 Growth Hormone
2.1.1 Found: Pituitary Gland
2.1.2 Causes growth
2.2 Insulin
2.2.1 Found: Pancreas
2.2.2 Controls blood sugar
2.3 Adrenaline
2.3.1 Found: Adrenal glands
2.3.2 Prepares body for action
2.4 Oestrogen & Progesterone
2.4.1 Found: Ovaries
2.4.2 Sex characteristics in women
2.5 Testosterone
2.5.1 Found: Testis
2.5.2 Sex characteristics in men

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