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M Endocrine Organs


GlandLocation + Hormone(s)
Pineal Gland Brain + Melatonin
Hypothalamus Brain + growth-hormone-releasing growth-hormone-inhibiting gonadotropin-releasing thyrotropin-releasing corticotropin-releasing prolactin-releasing prolactin-inhibiting melanocyte-stimulating-releasing melanocyte-stimulating-inhibiting
Pituitary Gland (anterior lobe) Head + growth-hormone follicle-stimulating luteinizing thyroid-stimulating adrenocorticotropic prolactin
Pituitary Gland (intermediate lobe) Head + melanocyte-stimulating hormone
Pituitary Gland (posterior lobe) Head + anti-diuretic hormone oxytocin
Thyroid Gland Neck + thyroid hormones calcitonin
Parathyroid Glands Neck + Parathyroid hormone
Thymus Gland Neck & Thoracic Cavity + thymosins thymic humoral factor thymopoietins
Heart Thoracic Cavity + atrial natriuretic factor
Stomach Abdominopelvic Cavity + gastrin
Intestines Abdominopelvic Cavity + secretin cholecystokinin
Pancreas Abdominopelvic Cavity + insulin glucagon somatostatin
Kidneys Abdomen (retroperitoneal) + erythropoietin 1, 25-dihydroxycholecaciferol renin (an enzyme)
Adrenal Glands (cortex) Abdomen (retroperitoneal) + glucocorticoids gonadocorticoids
Adrenal Glands (medulla) Abdomen (retroperitoneal) + epinephrine (adrenaline) norepinephrine (noradrenaline)
Ovaries Abdominopelvic Cavity + estrogens progesterone relaxin
Testes Scrotal Sac + androgens (mainly testosterone)
Chorion & Placenta Associated with embryo and fetus + chrorionic gonadotropin estrogen progesterone
Created by: llauhoff