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Endocrine System

Where is the thyroid gland located? Front of the neck
Where are the parathyroid glands located? How many are there? Back of the thyroid gland. 4
Which hormones increases the rate of metabolism within cells? Thyroid hormones
What hormones do the parathyroid glands secrete? Parathyroid Hormone, Calcitonin
Where is the thymus located? At the top of the chest
What gland produces hormones that help lymphocytes to mature? Thymus
Where are the adrenal glands located? Above the kidneys
What two main hormones does the pancreas secrete? insulin and glucagon
What hormones are produced in the anterior pituitary? TSH, ACTH, FSH, LH, PRL, GH, MSH
The posterior pituitary gland releases which hormones? ADH, OXY
What hormones are produced in the thyroid? Thyroxine (T4), triiodothyronine (T3), CT
What hormones are produced in the parathyroid? PTH
What hormones are produced in the pineal gland? Melatonin
What hormones are produced in the adrenal cortex? Cortisol, corticosterone, aldosterone, androgens
What hormones are produced in the adrenal medulla? E, NE
What hormones are produced in the pancreas? Insulin, glucagon
What hormones are produced in the ovaries? Estrogens, progesterone, inhibin
What hormones are produced in the testies? Androgens (esp. Testosterone), inhibin
What hormones are produced in the hypothalamus? ADH, OXY, RH
What hormones are produced in the thymus? Thymosin
Created by: pmokrz90



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