Know which gland is considered endocrine gland; which one located on top of kidney and which one stores but does not synthesize hormones.
- 2 kinds of glands:
- -->Exocrine: ducted i.e. sweat, mucous or digestive gland.
- -->Endocrine: ductless
- *Secrete products into interstitial fluid, diffuse into blood.
Endocrine glands include:-Pituitary, thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal and pineal glands.
-Hypothalamus, thymus, pancreas, ovaries, testes, kidneys, stomach, liver, small intestine, skin, heart, adipose tissue, and placenta not exclusively endocrine glands, rather contain cells that secret hormones.