Name of three endocrine glands also write one hormone secreted by each gland. | web4study

Name of three endocrine glands also write one hormone secreted by each gland.



The Different Endocrine glands of man are:

(i) Pituitary gland

(ii) Thyroid gland

(iii) Parathyroid gland

(iv) Pancreas

(v) Adrenal gland.

(vi) Ovary and testis.

(i) Pituitary gland: Secretes at best nine different hormones

(ii) Thyroid gland: Secretes the hormone thyroxin. 

(ii) Parathyroid gland: Secretes hormone called parathyroid hormone. It regulates the level of calcium and phosphorus in bones and blood. 

(iv) Pancreas: Secretes digestive enzymes. The Islets produce insulin and glucagons.

(v) Adrenal gland: Adrenal gland makes several steroid hormones which regulate the level of glucose and minerals in the blood. It also secretes adrenaline.

(vi) Ovary and testis: Ovaries produce estrogens and testes produce androgens. 


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