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Sequence of cortisol production in the hypothalamus and adrenal glands

View full-sized image Drawing of the hypothalamus and adrenal glands within the outline of a male body. Sequence of cortisol production is illustrated.
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Drawing of the hypothalamus and adrenal glands within the outline of a male body. Sequence of cortisol production is illustrated.

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Drawing of the hypothalamus and adrenal glands within the outline of a male body. Sequence of cortisol production is illustrated.

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The amount of cortisol produced by the adrenal glands is precisely balanced.

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