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Endocrine system. List the seven glands of the Endocrine system, that we have discussed so far, and their main functions: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Glands. Pituitary: this is the “Master Gland” very important! It controls the thyroid gland and the other glands as well.

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Endocrine system

Endocrine system

List the seven glands of the Endocrine system, that we have discussed so far, and their main functions:

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.


Glands

Glands

  • Pituitary: this is the “Master Gland” very important! It controls the thyroid gland and the other glands as well.

  • Thyroid: controls your rate of metabolism, burning the food you eat. *Thyroxin

  • Parathyroid: controls the level of calcium in your blood

  • Adrenal: releases adrenaline, which helps you when you get scared or excited

  • Testes: responsible for sperm production in males

  • Ovaries: responsible for egg production in females

  • Pancreas: regulates the level of sugar in your blood by producing and releasing insulin


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