endocrinology

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Related to Endocrine organs: Endocrine glands, pituitary gland
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the branch of medicine dealing with the endocrine glands and their secretions

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Use Dirga Pranayama (the three part breath) to massage, tone and regulate the endocrine organs and to activate the parasympathetic nervous system, which adjusts hormonal imbalances.
Research indicates that autoimmune processes commonly attack multiple endocrine organs, although this may not result in sufficient damage to produce clinical symptoms.
Clinically, APECED comprises of a variety of autoimmune manifestations affecting mainly endocrine organs, such as parathyroid gland, thyroid gland, adrenal cortex and the gonads.
The Endocrine System at a Glance provides a highly illustrated and unambiguous introduction to the basic principles and mechanisms of endocrinology and the key endocrine organs, followed by sections on reproductive and metabolic endocrinology.
This book/DVD package presents high-resolution, color, computer-enhanced images from digital slides, displaying the histological features of hematoxylin- and eosin-stained sections of the various endocrine organs of the mouse at sequential stages of development.
In 1951, he became professor of medicine and director of the division of metabolic research at Jefferson Medical College (later Thomas Jefferson University Hospital) in Philadelphia, where he investigated new techniques to diagnose diseases of the thyroid, adrenal, and other endocrine organs.
Juvenile hormone comes from a pair of endocrine organs known as corpora allata.
The authors begin with cell structure and types and classifications of tissues and organs, then move to epithelial tissues and exocrine glands, connective and muscle tissues, cartilage and bone, nervous system and special senses, cardiovascular system, blood, blood cell formation, lymphoid system, integumentary system, endocrine organs, digestive system, urinary system, and reproductive system.
One effect is that the endocrine organs secrete less hormone.