Endocrinology presents the study of the endocrine system, including a number of specialized organs found in the different areas of the body. The book enumerates the different endocrine glands of the endocrine system, and then details how each gland functions and the parts they play in the metabolism and normal function of the human body. The book also cited disorders of the endocrine system and their treatments. Physicians, nurses, pathologists, endocrinologists, and students of medicine will find this book a good reference.
Introduction Chapter 1 Pituitary Gland Chapter 2 Thyroid Gland Chapter 3 Parathyroid Glands Chapter 4 Pancreas Chapter 5 Adrenal Glands Chapter 6 Sexual Development Chapter 7 Testis Chapter 8 Ovary Chapter 9 Breast Chapter 10 Oral Contraceptives Illustrations Index
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- © Butterworth-Heinemann 1972
- 1st January 1972
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