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Anatomy-Endocrine

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The organs of the endocrine system. thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, pancreas, pituitary gland, adrenal medulla, atrium of the heart, kidney, skin, adrenal cortex, lungs, pineal gland, hypothalamus, ovary, testes
STRICTLY endocrine organs thyroid and parathyroid glands, pituitary gland, adrenal medulla, adrenal cortex, pineal gland
Hormones are either amino acid-like, proteins or what? steroids
Name the three pars of the pituitary gland pars intermedia, pars distalis, pars nervosa
Name one hormone from the anterior pituitary that increases during pregnancy prolactin
Name one hormone from the posterior pituitary that increases during pregnancy oxytocin
Which zone of the adrenal cortex secretes aldosterone? Zone Glomerulosa
Adrenaline (epinephrine) secreted from where and by what cell? Pituitary gland by chromaffin cells
Glucagon secreted from where and by what cell? Pancreas by Alpha cells
Thyroxine (and triodothyroine) secreted from where and by what cell? Thyroid gland by follicle cells
Renin secreted from where and by what cell? Kidneys by granular cells
Tetosterone secreted from where and by what cell? Gonads by interstitial cells
Pineal gland secretes melatonin secreted by pinealocytes
Pars intermedia secretes melanocyte-stimulating hormone by corticotropic cells
Growth homrone is secreted by what gland? Pituitary gland
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