Endocrine Organs and Tissues

Endocrine Organs and Tissues - Endocrine Organs and Tissues

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Endocrine Organs and Tissues A summary of the various endocrine organs, their hormones, and their functions is given  in Table 1 in "The Hypothalamus and Pituitary Glands." Also listed are some organs  whose major function is not the secretion of hormones, but which, nonetheless, contain  some specialized cells that produce hormones. These organs include the heart, the  gastrointestinal tract, the placenta, the kidneys, and the skin.  In addition, all cells (except red blood cells) secrete a class of hormones called 
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