∙ Pituitary gland is located at the base of the brain and controls all the other glands.
∙ The thyroid gland is located around trachea and secretes thyroxine.
∙ The pancreas is located below stomach and secretes insulin and glucagon.
∙ The adrenal glands are present above the kidney and secretes adrenaline.
The diagram below shows the location of the major endocrine glands in our endocrine system.