Endocrine Glands

PITUITARY, ADRENAL, THYROID, PARATHYROID, PANCREATIC ISLETS OF LANGERHANS

Learning objectives

  1. Be able to recognize each of the endocrine organs and relate their structure to function. Be aware of the close proximity of the vasculature in the endocrine organs.
  2. Know the products of the organs and how their synthesis and release are controlled.

Lab activities

  1. Pituitary Gland
  2. Adrenal Gland
  3. Thyroid
  4. Parathyroid
  5. Endocrine Pancreas - Islets of Langerhans
  6. Electron Micrographs
  7. Questions
  8. Answers