Chapter 18: Endocrine Glands

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acinus

ACTH

action potential

adenohypophysis

ADH

adrenal cortex

adrenal gland

adrenal medulla

adrenaline

adrenocorticotropic hormone

aldosterone

alpha cell

analgesic

androgen

anterior pituitary

antidiuretic hormone

arginine vasotocin

autocrine

beta cell

calcitonin

corticotropin-releasing hormone

cortisol

CRH

delta cell

dynorphin

eicosanoid

endocrine

endorphin

enkalphin

epinephrine

estrogen

exocrine

 

follicle

follicle-stimulating hormone

FSH

gamete

GH

GHIH

GHRH

glucagon

glucocorticoid

glycogen

GnRH

gonad

gonadotropin

gonadotropin-releasing hormone

growth factor

growth hormone

growth hormone-inhibiting hormone

growth hormone-releasing hormone

half-life

hydrostasis

hypophysis

hypothalamohypophyseal portal system

hypothalamohypophyseal tract

hypothalamus

infundibulum

insulin

interleukin-2

lactation

larynx

leukotriene

LH

lipotropin

 

luteinizing hormone

melanocyte-stimulating hormone

melatonin

mesoderm

mineralocorticoid

MSH

neurohormone

neurohypophysis

noradrenaline

norepinephrine

osteoclast

ovary

oxytocin

pancreas

pancreatic islet

pancreatic juice

paracrine

parafollicular cell

parathyroid gland

parathyroid hormone

pineal body

pituitary gland

placenta

plasma protein

posterior pituitary

progesterone

prolactin

prolactin-inhibiting hormone

prolactin-releasing hormone

proopiomelanocortin

prostacyclin

 

prostaglandin

PTH

satiety center

somatomedin

somatostatin

somatotropin

T3

T4

testis

testosterone

tetraiodothyronine

thromboxane

thymosin

thymus

thyroglobulin

thyroid gland

thyroid hormone

thyroid-stimulating hormone

thyrotropin

thyrotropin-releasing hormone

thyroxine-binding globulin

TRH

triiodothyronine

TSH

tyrosine

vasoconstriction

vasodilation

zona fasciculata

zona glomerulosa

zona reticularis

β endorphin