Sustains pregnancy; helps maintain secondary female sexual characteristics
Stimulate development and maintenance of male sexual behavior and secondary male sexual characteristics; stimulate sperm production
Many cell types
Modified fatty acids
Have many diverse actions
Increases sodium ion excretion
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This ebook provides an introductory explanation of the workings of the human body, with an effort to draw connections between the body systems and explain their interdependencies. A framework for the book is homeostasis and how the body maintains balance within each system. This is intended as a first introduction to physiology for a college-level course.