endocrine LH 08 - Endocrine System May 8th, 2007 What to...

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Endocrine System May 8th, 2007 What to Prepare for Class Readings and Information Chapter 18: The Endocrine System (pp. 513-538) APR: Endocrine System Dissection : hypothalamus/pituitary/pineal, thyroid, pancreas & adrenal gland Animation : hypothalamus & pituitary glands, suprarenal (adrenal) glands, thyroid gland, parathyroid glands, pancreas & hormonal communication Histology : none Radiology : hypothalamus/pituitary gland & pancreas Something to Think about before Class 1. How does the adrenal gland participate in the “fight or flight” response of the sympathetic nervous system? How are its effects different than that of the ANS? 2. Your patient comes into your office with a large lump in her anterior neck just below her thyroid cartilage. What is a possible diagnosis? What complications are there of this large mass? Lecture & Reading Objectives – by the end of class, can you……. Explain the function of the endocrine system (pp 514-517, Fig 18.1).
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This note was uploaded on 06/03/2008 for the course BIO STR 301 taught by Professor Pittack during the Spring '08 term at University of Washington.

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endocrine LH 08 - Endocrine System May 8th, 2007 What to...

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