Fundamentals Of Anatomy and Physiology

Text: Fundamentals Of Anatomy and Physiology

Authors: Martini; Nath; Batholomew .

Edition: Tenth Edition. 2015.

ISBN: 978-0-321-90907-7

Publisher: Pearson

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
Thyroid gland
Parathyroid glands
Adrenal glands
Pancreas
Gonads
Thymus
Pineal gland
Cite for each gland: localization, principal characteristic of the gland, hormone that produce, their function, and regulation of secretion.

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