Bio47S11HO25

Bio47S11HO25 - Biology 47 Human Anatomy Lecture 25...

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Biology 47 - Human Anatomy Lecture 25: Endocrine System Endocrine System : Collection of Glandular Tissues Function: / organ activity Mechanism of Communication: Chemical messengers Gland Cells: Endocrine Released into interstitial fluid Distributed by circulatory system Chemical Message: Hormones Steroids or amino acid based Effector (Target cells): Any cell With a receptor Result: Biological Response Change in cell activity ENDOCRINE GLANDS : 11 Primary Endocrine Glands 1. Pituitary : “ Master Gland Secretes : 7 hormones Response : Controls MANY target organs Location : Sella Turcica
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2. Hypothalamus : Secretes : a. 2 circulating hormones: (ADH) b. 7 Pituitary regulating hormones Response : Regulates Pituitary, kidney, prostate, uterus & mammary activity Location : Diencephalon 3. Pineal Gland (Body) : Secretes : Melatonin Response : Coordinates Circadian Cycles Location
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