Lecture+36_Endocrine1

Since the signal is carried in the blood any ssue with

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Unformatted text preview: a bunch of iodines to a big protein and then chopping it into lidle pieces e) A humongous quarternary- structured protein f) all of the above g) a- d only Lauralee Sherwood Chapter 18 Principles of Endocrinology; The Central Endocrine Glands Mark Paternostro • West Virginia University Pineal Hypothalamus Pituitary Thyroid Parathyroid Posterior view Thymus Heart Liver Stomach Adrenal gland KEY Pancreas Duodenum Kidney Adipose tissue Skin Ovaries in female Placenta in pregnant female KEY Solely endocrine function Mixed function Testes in male Fig. 18-1, p. 657 The Endocrine System Uses Hormones •  Hormones are chemical messengers secreted by endocrine glands into the blood for transport. •  Since the signal is carried in the blood… •  any &ssue with the right receptor can respond •  hormone must be released in quan&ty •  takes &me to clear once it’s been released Examples of Endocrine Func&ons Regulate metabolism. Regulate H2O and electrolyte balance. Help body cope with stressful situa&ons. Promote orderly grow...
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