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Chapter 6 Endocrine System Chapter Outline Primary Endocrine Organs Secondary Endocrine Organs Hormone Actions at the Target Cell Abnormal Secretion of Hormone Hormone Interactions Endocrine Functions A single gland may produce multiple hormones. EX. A single hormone may be made by more than one gland EX. A hormone may have more than 1 target & response EX. Some organs may be exclusively hormonal EX. Some organs produce hormones & have other functions EX. I. Primary Endocrine Organs Hypothalamus and pituitary gland Pineal gland Thyroid gland and parathyroid glands Thymus Adrenal glands Pancreas Gonads Hypothalamus and Pituitary Gland Hypothalamus in brain Pituitary gland Anterior lobe Posterior lobe Infundibulum Hormones of Posterior Pituitary Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH or vasopressin)
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Water balance and osmolarity Oxytocin -milk ejection Blood Connection to Anterior Pituitary Tropic Hormones Affect release of another hormone Releasing hormones Inhibiting hormones Common Tropic Hormone Pathway
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