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10/26/2014 PowerPoint® Lecture Slides prepared by Barbara Heard, Atlantic Cape Community Ninth Edition College Human Anatomy & Physiology CHAPTER 16 The Endocrine System: Part A © Annie Leibovitz/Contact Press Images © 2013 Pearson Education, Inc. Endocrine System: Overview • Acts with nervous system to coordinate and integrate activity of body cells • Influences metabolic activities via hormones transported in blood • Response slower but longer lasting than nervous system • Endocrinology – Study of hormones and endocrine organs © 2013 Pearson Education, Inc. Endocrine System: Overview Endocrine System: Overview • Controls and integrates • Exocrine glands – Reproduction – Growth and development – Maintenance of electrolyte, water, and nutrient balance of blood – Regulation of cellular metabolism and energy balance – Mobilization of body defenses © 2013 Pearson Education, Inc. Endocrine System: Overview – Nonhormonal substances (sweat, saliva) – Have ducts to carry secretion to membrane surface • Endocrine glands – Produce hormones – Lack ducts © 2013 Pearson Education, Inc. Figure 16.1 Location of selected endocrine organs of the body. Pineal gland Hypothalamus Pituitary gland • Endocrine glands: pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal, and pineal glands • Hypothalamus is neuroendocrine organ • Some have exocrine and endocrine functions Thyroid gland Parathyroid glands (on dorsal aspect of thyroid gland) Th ...
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