Endocrine seestem

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Endocrine seestem
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Main glands o the endocrine seestem
LaitinSystema endocrinum
Anatomical terminology

The endocrine seestem refers tae the collection o glands o an organism that secrete hormones directly intae the circulatory seestem tae be carried towards distant target organs. The major endocrine glands include the pineal gland, pituitary gland, pancreas, ovaries, testes, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, hypothalamus, gastrointestinal tract an adrenal glands.