ductless gland

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Sur, Jan 5th (ONA) The Directorate General for Health Services in the Southern Al Sharqiah Region represented by Sur Referral Hospital in coordination with the Omani Association for Diabetes organized today the 10th conference for diabetes and ductless glands patients under the auspices of Sheikh Ali bin Ahmed al Shamsi , Wali of Sur.
It is worth mentioning here that human body contains as many as nine ductless glands and five ducted glands, depending on gender and physiology.
He added in a statement to Oman News Oman (ONA) that the first stage of the reduction included the drugs for heart, blood circulation, diabetes, ductless glands, gestational system, dermatology and musculoskeletal disorders.
The endocrine glands are also called as ductless glands because the hormones secreted by them are directly release into blood.
Endocrine glands secrete hormones directly into the bloodstream; these are called ductless glands. Most hormones are produced by the endocrine system.