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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
...  Is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome? Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or otherwise known as PCOS or PCO and medically referred to as the Stein-Leventhal Syndrome is a medical condition that affects the Endocrine System and regardless of race, age and nationality affects around 10% of the female population. It is a hormonal condition which often occurs when females reach their reproductive stage also known  ...

Glandular Structure
...  and water; and, lastly, if it comes from the breasts, you call it milk. The stimulus for their secretion depends on the internal or external stimuli. Endocrine The glandular structure of the Endocrine System secretes a chemical substance called the hormones. The hormones are the next controlling substances in the body next to the nervous system. Unlike the exocrine glandular structure,  ...

Gonads
...  sex organs. Testosterone is also responsible for the intensity of sexual desires and sexual characteristics and development in males. The Ovaries The ovaries of the females are a part of the Endocrine System because they facilitate endocrine functions. Aside from that, however, the ovaries are also tasked with the production of estrogen and progesterone (the female sex hormones). The  ...

Pituitary Hormones
...  and the anti-diuretic hormone are managed by the posterior pituitary. They’re created in the supraoptic nuclei and paraventricular nuclei of the hypothalamus. These nucleis are known as the Endocrine System. The hormones that they secrete use the hypothalamo-hypophyseal tract until they reach the posterior segment of the pituitary gland. The gland keeps them in check until the need for  ...

Thymus
...  continuously as the body is growing. In an adult body, the thymus is filled with a lot of fatty tissues and fibrous connective tissue strands. The thymus is classified to be a part of both the Endocrine System and the lymphatic system. The thymus produces lymphocytes called T-cells. T-cells help the body fight infections by boosting the immune system. A hormone called thymosin is in charge  ...


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