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can you help me Create an analogy describing how 3-4 components of the endocrine system communicate with each other and function effectively.

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  1. RamiroCruzo
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    They are connected with each other by PORTAL SYSTEMS. Like, Hypophyseal portal system hypothalamus and the anterior pituitary in the brain. It allows endocrine communication between the two structures. It is part of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis. The anterior pituitary receives releasing and inhibitory hormones in the blood. Using these, the anterior pituitary is able to fulfill its function of regulating the other endocrine glands. It is one of three portal systems of circulation in the human body; that is, it involves two capillary beds connected in series by venules. The others are the hepatic portal system and that in the kidneys.

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    The endocrine system refers to the collection of glands of an organism that secrete hormones directly into the circulatory system to be carried towards a distant target organ. The major endocrine glands include the pineal gland, pituitary gland, pancreas, ovaries, testes, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, hypothalamus, gastrointestinal tract and adrenal glands.The endocrine system is an information signal system like the nervous system.

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