GLANDS AND HORMONES OF THE ENDOCRINE SYSTEM

Thyroid Gland

  1. T3 (______________________________) and T4 (_________________________________)


  2. Calcitonin


Parathyroid Glands

  1. Parathormone (____________) released from 4 small glands on back of thyroid gland



Pancreas (Islets of Langerhans)

  1. Insulin


  2. Glucagon


  3. Somatostatin


Pineal Gland

  1. Melatonin



Thymus Gland

  1. Thymosin



Adrenal Glands

    2 major regions of the adrenal release hormones. The adrenal cortex (outer portion) and adrenal medulla (inner portion)

  1. Glucocorticoids (eg. Cortisol)


  2. Mineralocorticoids (eg. Aldosterone)


  3. Adrenalin


  4. Noradrenalin


Ovaries

  1. Estrogen


  2. Progesterone


Testes

  1. Androgens (ie. testosterone)


Heart

  1. Atrial Natriuretic Hormone (ANH)


Liver

  1. Somatomedin


Kidneys

  1. Renin


  2. Erythropoietin


Gastrointestinal Tract

  1. Gastrin and Secretin