Thymus Gland,It’s Hormones, Structure,Functions !!

THYMUS GLAND Thymus is a specialized primary lymphoid organ of the immune system. It is very important in the maturation of T cells. This is responsible for the immune system. It is the link between the endocrine system and the immune system. LOCATION OF THYMUS GLAND The thymus gland is located just above the heart […]

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Testis (Male Reproductive System),Hormones,Functions,It’s Disorders !!

TESTIS (MALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM) The testes commonly known as the testicles are a pair of ovoid glandular organs that are central to the function of the male reproductive system. These testes are responsible for the production of sperm cells and testosterone hormone. LOCATION OF TESTES Testes are located within the scrotum, which hangs outside the […]

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Ovary(Female Reproductive Organ),Hormones,Functions,It’s Disorders !!

OVARY The ovaries are to small gland located on the uterus of a woman. Ovaries are a part of the reproductive system needed to reproduce sexually. OVARIES LOCATION It is located on each side of the uterus, below and behind the uterine tube. ANATOMY OF FEMALE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM The structure of the ovary varies with […]

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Pancreas Gland,Hormones,Functions,It’s Disorders !!

PANCREAS The pancreas is a glandular organ in the digestive system and endocrine system in all vertebrates. It helps break down carbohydrates, proteins and fats. LOCATION OF PANCREAS In human it is lying behind the stomach and extending transversely from the spleen to the loop of duodenum. STRUCTURE OF PANCREAS Anatomically pancreas is divided into […]

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Adrenal Gland,Hormones,Functions,It’s Disorders !!

ADRENAL GLAND The adrenal glands are endocrine glands that produce a wide variety of hormones. The adrenal glands are encased in a connective tissue capsule that extends septae into the substance of the gland. The organ is richly vascularised and capsular blood vessels, nerves and lymphatic penetrate along with the connective tissue septae. LOCATION OF […]

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Thyroid Gland,Hormones,Functions,It’s Disorders !!

THYROID GLAND The largest pure endocrine gland (15-25 gm). Consists of two lateral lobes connected by a median tissue mass called the isthmus. Isthmus usually overlies the region from the 2nd to 4th tracheal cartilage. LOCATION OF THYROID GLAND The gland is located immediately below the larynx and anterior to the upper part of the […]

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Pituitary Gland,Hormones,Functions,It’s Disorders !!

PITUITARY GLAND In vertebrate anatomy the pituitary gland is an endocrine gland. Small cherry shaped double structure attached by a stalk to the base of the brain. It is considered to be the ‘master gland’. LOCATION OF PITUITARY GLAND Located at the base of the brain just behind of the eyes and it sits in […]

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Introduction of Hormones,It’s Types,Functions !!

HORMONES The meaning of ‘hormone’ in Greek is known as ‘to excite or set into motion’. Hormones are chemical messenger that are secreted directly into the blood, which carries them to organs and tissues of the body to exert their functions. Hormones are used to communicate between organs and tissues to physiological regulation and behavioural […]

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Introduction of Endocrinology,Endocrine System !!

ENDOCRINOLOGY The term ‘endocrine’ refers to the internal secretion of biologically active substances. Endocrinology was defined as that branch of biological science that is concerned with endocrine system. ENDOCRINE SYSTEM Endocrine system is the collection of glands located throughout the body that produce the hormones and releases them into the blood stream, where they can […]

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