Sistemul endocrin


Endocrine System

I. Background:

A. There are two types of glands:

1. Endocrine

a. Ductless

b. Secrete hormones into surrounding tissue fluid

c. Vascular or lymphatic drainage receive hormones

d. Examples of endocrine glands:

i. Pituitary

ii. Thyroid

iii. Parathyroid

iv. Adrenal

v. Pineal

vi. Thymus

e. Some organs also have discrete areas of endocrine tissue as well as exocrine tissue

i. Pancreas

ii. Gonads

iii. Hypothalamus



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