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Prepare a table depicting the names of endocrine glands and hormones secreted by them. State their function.


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  1. Endocrine glands are glands whose secretions are directly released into the bloodstream.
  2. The hormone is the endocrine secretion.
  3. There is a number of endocrine glands present in the human body.
  4. They are:
Sl. No.Endocrine glandsHormones secreted from it
1Pituitary glandGH, PRL, TSH, ACTH,LH, FSH,MSH, Oxytocin, vasopressin.
2Thyroid glandThyroxine
3Parathyroid glandparathyroid hormone
4Pineal glandMelatonin
5ThymusThymosins
6Adrenal glandsAdrenalin and nor-adrenalin
7PancreasGlucagon, insulin
8TestisTestosterone
9ovaryEstrogen and progesterone
10Heartanti-natriuretic factor
11KidneyErythropoiesis

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