Endocrine - ii. Neurons function as neuroendocrine cells b....

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26: Endocrine System 1. Control system – more scattered than nervous system 2. Ductless glands a. Respond to systemic factors, hormones, neural input b. Secret hormones into blood 3. Types of hormones a. Peptides: Hydrophilic b. Steroids: lipophilic, made from cholesterol i. Transport required helper protein c. Amine hormones: made from tyrosine Endocrine responses are specific and regulated 4. Hypothalamus a. Master Gland: i. Controls homeostatic mechanisms
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Unformatted text preview: ii. Neurons function as neuroendocrine cells b. Base of neuroendocrine system i. Secretes releasing hormones that act on the anterior pituitary gland. ii. Also has neurons that project to the posterior pituitary gland 5. Anterior Pituitary Gland: a. Develops from outpocketing of oral cavity i. Contains 5 cells types that respond to different hypothalamic releasing hormones ii. Release different tropic hormones...
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