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Endocrine System. Endocrine Glands. You will label your diagram as we go through each of the glands. . Endocrine System. The endocrine system is composed of glands that release hormones into the bloodstream to control body functions such as growth, reproduction, and metabolism .

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Endocrine system

Endocrine System


Endocrine glands
Endocrine Glands

  • You will label your diagram as we go through each of the glands.


Endocrine system1
Endocrine System

  • The endocrine system is composed of glands that release hormones into the bloodstream to control body functions such as growth, reproduction, and metabolism.



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

Adrenals

Adrenals

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


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)

Testes

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


Ovaries in females
Ovaries (in Females)

Ovaries

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


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