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Endocrine System. Where are the Glands?. Pituitary. Pituitary. The pituitary gland produces a growth hormone which controls growth and homeostasis. Parathyroid. Parathyroid. The parathyroid gland produces parathormone which controls calcium levels in the body. Adrenals.

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Endocrine system

Endocrine System


Where are the glands

Where are the Glands?


Pituitary

Pituitary

Pituitary

The pituitary gland produces a growth hormone which controls growth and homeostasis.


Parathyroid

Parathyroid

Parathyroid

The parathyroid gland produces parathormone which controls calcium levels in the body.


Adrenals

Adrenals

The adrenal glands produce adrenaline in response to physical and emotional stress.

Adrenals

Adrenals


Thyroid

Thyroid

Thyroid

The thyroid gland produces thyroxin to regulate metabolism.


Pancreas

Pancreas

Pancreas

The pancreas produces insulin which controls sugar levels in the blood.


Testes in males

Testes (in males)

The testes produce testosterone used in sperm production and the development of male traits.

Testes


Ovaries in females

Ovaries (in Females)

The ovaries produce estrogen used in egg production and the development of female traits.

Ovaries


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