Endocrine gland

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Endocrine glands are ductless glands of the endocrine system that secrete their products, hormones, directly into the blood.wikipedia
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Pineal gland

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The major glands of the endocrine system include the pineal gland, pituitary gland, pancreas, ovaries, testes, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, hypothalamus and adrenal glands.
The pineal gland, conarium, or epiphysis cerebri, is a small endocrine gland in the brain of most vertebrates.

Endocrine system

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Endocrine glands are ductless glands of the endocrine system that secrete their products, hormones, directly into the blood.
In humans, the major endocrine glands are the thyroid gland and the adrenal glands.

Pituitary gland

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The major glands of the endocrine system include the pineal gland, pituitary gland, pancreas, ovaries, testes, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, hypothalamus and adrenal glands. The pituitary gland hangs from the base of the brain by the pituitary stalk, and is enclosed by bone.
In vertebrate anatomy, the pituitary gland, or hypophysis, is an endocrine gland, about the size of a pea and weighing 0.5 g in humans.

Gland

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Endocrine glands are ductless glands of the endocrine system that secrete their products, hormones, directly into the blood.
A gland is a group of cells in an animal's body that synthesizes substances (such as hormones) for release into the bloodstream (endocrine gland) or into cavities inside the body or its outer surface (exocrine gland).

Pancreas

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The major glands of the endocrine system include the pineal gland, pituitary gland, pancreas, ovaries, testes, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, hypothalamus and adrenal glands.
As an endocrine gland, it functions mostly to regulate blood sugar levels, secreting the hormones insulin, glucagon, somatostatin, and pancreatic polypeptide.

Adrenal gland

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The major glands of the endocrine system include the pineal gland, pituitary gland, pancreas, ovaries, testes, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, hypothalamus and adrenal glands.
The adrenal glands (also known as suprarenal glands) are endocrine glands that produce a variety of hormones including adrenaline and the steroids aldosterone and cortisol.

Ovary

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The major glands of the endocrine system include the pineal gland, pituitary gland, pancreas, ovaries, testes, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, hypothalamus and adrenal glands.
It is also an endocrine gland because of the various hormones that it secretes.

Tropic hormone

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Four of the six anterior pituitary hormones are tropic hormones that regulate the function of other endocrine organs.
Tropic hormones are hormones that have other endocrine glands as their target.

Thyroid

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The major glands of the endocrine system include the pineal gland, pituitary gland, pancreas, ovaries, testes, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, hypothalamus and adrenal glands. Diseases of the endocrine glands are common, including conditions such as diabetes mellitus, thyroid disease, and obesity.
The thyroid gland, or simply the thyroid, is an endocrine gland in the neck, consisting of two lobes connected by an.

Blood

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Endocrine glands are ductless glands of the endocrine system that secrete their products, hormones, directly into the blood.
The proteinaceous component of blood (including clotting proteins) is produced predominantly by the liver, while hormones are produced by the endocrine glands and the watery fraction is regulated by the hypothalamus and maintained by the kidney.

Organ (anatomy)

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The hypothalamus and pituitary gland are neuroendocrine organs.

Anterior pituitary

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It consists of a hormone-producing glandular portion the anterior pituitary and a neural portion the posterior pituitary, which is an extension of the hypothalamus.
Tropic hormones are named for their ability to act directly on target tissues or other endocrine glands to release hormones, causing numerous cascading physiological responses.

Growth hormone

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Somatotropic hormone or growth hormone (GH) is an anabolic hormone that stimulates growth of all body tissues especially skeletal muscle and bone.

Exocrine gland

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The pancreas, located in the abdomen, below and behind the stomach, is both an exocrine and an endocrine gland.
Exocrine glands are one of two types of glands in the human body, the other being endocrine glands, which secrete their products directly into the bloodstream.

Endocrine disease

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Diseases of the endocrine glands are common, including conditions such as diabetes mellitus, thyroid disease, and obesity.

Hormone

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Endocrine glands are ductless glands of the endocrine system that secrete their products, hormones, directly into the blood.

Testicle

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The major glands of the endocrine system include the pineal gland, pituitary gland, pancreas, ovaries, testes, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, hypothalamus and adrenal glands.

Parathyroid gland

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The major glands of the endocrine system include the pineal gland, pituitary gland, pancreas, ovaries, testes, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, hypothalamus and adrenal glands.

Hypothalamus

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The major glands of the endocrine system include the pineal gland, pituitary gland, pancreas, ovaries, testes, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, hypothalamus and adrenal glands. It consists of a hormone-producing glandular portion the anterior pituitary and a neural portion the posterior pituitary, which is an extension of the hypothalamus.

Neuroendocrine cell

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The hypothalamus and pituitary gland are neuroendocrine organs.

Brain

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The pituitary gland hangs from the base of the brain by the pituitary stalk, and is enclosed by bone.

Pituitary stalk

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The pituitary gland hangs from the base of the brain by the pituitary stalk, and is enclosed by bone.

Posterior pituitary

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It consists of a hormone-producing glandular portion the anterior pituitary and a neural portion the posterior pituitary, which is an extension of the hypothalamus.

Anabolism

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Somatotropic hormone or growth hormone (GH) is an anabolic hormone that stimulates growth of all body tissues especially skeletal muscle and bone.

Insulin-like growth factor

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It may act directly, or indirectly via insulin-like growth factors (IGFs).