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Glands and Hormones in Mammals

Hypothalamus Master gland in endocrine
Pituitary Gland Adenohypophysis and Neurohypophysis
Pituitary Gland: Adenohypophysis Anterior lobe; Controlled by hypothalamus via hormones; Prolactin, Thyroid stimulating hormone, Growth hormones, adrenodorticotripic, follicle stimulate, LH, melanocyte
Pituitary Gland: Neurohypophysis Posteriorlobe; Hypothalmus control via neural and not hormones; Antodiuretic hormone, oxytocin
Adrenal Glands Paired on top of the kidneys; Adrenal cortex and adrenal medulla; Cortecosteroid in response to stress
Thyroid Gland In neck below larynx; Metabolic rate and thyroxin; Parathyroid glands are four beneath it to regulate calcium in bones
Pancreas Endocrine and exocrine; Islets of langerhorns is endocrine; Alpha cells for glucagon to raise blood glucose; Beta cells for insulin and lowering blood glucose
Created by: LionsandGiants