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The Internet of Things (IoT) is emerging as the major trend in shaping the development of the next generation of information networks. The challenges of the enormous, dynamic, incredibly diverse and high complexity of the IoT urgently require novel self-organization scheme because most of the existing distributed self-organization schemes cannot be directly applied to it. In this paper, we propose an intelligent self-organizing scheme (ISOS) for the IoT inspired by the endocrine regulating mechanism. For each node in the network, an autonomous area is established, where the node can effectively interact with its peers and perform self-control according to its own status and dynamic circumstance in a decentralized infrastructure. By introducing the hormone mechanism as the medium for information transmission and data sharing, the nodes can collaborate with each other and work in a cooperative way. Through adjusting the release procedure of the hormones, the ability to effectively detect service randomly generated can also be guaranteed in the probabilistic partially-working IoT. Simulation results verify the performance of the proposed mechanism that entitles the IoT to the ability of maintaining its status in a globally stable status, while effectively discovering the random service requests in a resource-critical configuration. The ISOS would be of great significance for the practical implementation of the IoT.