endocrine gland

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You may have noticed a great deal of discussion on the internet (especially on YouTube) about the nature, function and characteristics of the pineal gland-the latest endocrine gland identified by medical science.
Study of the effect of iron overload on the function of endocrine glands in male thalassemia patients.
The set of direct influences and feedback interactions among a set of endocrine glands is often called an axis (eg, the hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid axis).
2) As bandhas have direct effect on endocrine glands, certain biorhythms in the body are also regulated.
1) It is of great utility to any one beginning the study of endocrinology and to understand the logical concept of the adrenal function as several separate endocrine glands within one anatomical structure.
Kamel Salama, secretary general of the Diabetes and Endocrine Glands Association in the Eastern Region and former director of surgery and diagnosis at Dhahran Health Center at Saudi Aramco, said the Kingdom occupies first place in the prevalence of diabetes in the MENA region with nearly 24 percent of the population having been diagnosed with the disease.
The endocrine glands include the pituitary gland which lies immediately underneath the brain, the thyroid gland in the front of the neck, the parathyroid glands and the adrenal glands on top of the kidneys in the abdomen.
The endocrine system is a critical system in humans that comprises a group of endocrine glands and secreting organs.
The book's 15 sections describe surgery in various organs and body regions, including the spleen, the breast, the endocrine glands, and vascular surgery.
The adrenal gland is singular among the endocrine glands due to its embryological, structural and functional characteristics.
The endocrine system constitutes endocrine glands which are situated in different part of body.
Endocrinology is the medical super speciality dealing with the endocrine system, the specific secretions of the endocrine glands called hormones and the diseases involving them.
They can also occur in endocrine glands and salivary glands as well but there is no specific association proved for oncocytic tumours for either benign or malignant tumours7.
The hypothalamus controls the pituitary which produces a lot of hormones and controls several other endocrine glands.