Text: Fundamentals Of Anatomy and Physiology
Authors: Martini; Nath; Batholomew .
Edition: Tenth Edition. 2015.
Read Chapter 18: Endocrine System
Answer the following questions:
Define Endocrine Glands, Their functions and principal characteristics.
What is a hormone? .Describe their classification.
The endocrine system is composed of endocrine glands widely distribute throughout the body, these are:
The pituitary gland
Cite for each gland: localization, principal characteristic of the gland, hormone that produce, their function, and regulation of secretion.