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1

Adrenal glands are divided into two parts.. What are they

1. Adrenal medulla
2. Adrenal cortex

2

Where are the adrenal glands located

On top of the kidneys

3

Adrenal cortex produces...

Corticosteroids and cortisol

4

Sexual functioning sex hormones

Testosterone and estrogen

5

Sex glands of the bodies are called?
Found in both females and males

Gonads

6

Gonads

Increase testosterone levels
Increase estrogen levels
Increase libido
Can cause aggression