2endo - HKin 191 Lab 2: Anatomy of the endocrine organs The...

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HKin 191 Lab 2: Anatomy of the endocrine organs HKin191 page 1 of 2 JLR 2009 The goal of this lab is to learn the basic structures, location and blood supplies of the five major endocrine systems discussed in the lectures. You should be able to 1) identify the structures listed below in a model, drawing, or photograph and 2) trace the flow of blood through the organ. All of the structures in this list are identified in the textbook, as are the answers to most of the questions. Hypothalamus and pituitary complex Hypothalamus (location in brain, location in skull (sphenoid bone)) Posterior pituitary gland Anterior pituitary gland Infundibulum Blood supply (from internal carotids) superior hypophyseal artery inferior hypophyseal artery anterior hypophyseal veins posterior hypophyseal veins hypophyseal portal veins 3 plexi (primary, secondary, infundibular) Question: What is a vascular portal system? Thyroid gland
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This note was uploaded on 05/21/2011 for the course BHK 191 taught by Professor Jim during the Spring '11 term at The University of British Columbia.

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