The Endocrine System book cover

The Endocrine System

Systems of the Body Series

Audience
Medical and other health science students

Paperback, 192 Pages

Published: May 2010

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-7020-3372-8

Contents

  • Introduction. The hypothalamus and pituitary part I: the hypothalamus and posterior pituitary. The hypothalamus and pituitary part II: the anterior pituitary. The adrenal glands. The thyroid gland. Hormonal control of reproduction part I: male reproductive system. Hormonal control of reproduction part II: female reproductive system. Hormonal control of reproduction part III: sex hormones during development. Insulin and the regulation of plasma glucose. Hormonal regulation of plasma calcium and calcium metabolism. Miscellaneous hormones.

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