Articles Tagged: puberty

What is menstruation?

When a girl reaches puberty, her ovaries (small egg-containing organs that are located on both sides of the uterus) make hormones that cause menstrual periods. The pituitary gland (located in … read more

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What are endocrine glands?

There are many glands in the body that make up the “endocrine system”. These glands are the pituitary, hypothalamus, thymus adrenals, thyroid, parathyroids, pineal body, ovaries (in women) and testes. … read more

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