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Question 1: Click for NEXT! What is the difference between the endocrine gland and the exocrine gland?Endocrine gland is a gland whose secretions (called hormones) are collected by theblood and reach the tissues through the circulation. The hypophysis (pituitary) andthe adrenals are examples of endocrine glands. Exocrine gland is a gland whosesecretions are released externally through ducts (into the skin, intestinal lumen,mouth, etc.). The sebaceous glands and the salivary glands are examples of exocrineglands
Question 2: Click for NEXT! 2. What are the difference between Autocrines and Paracrines? The autocrines are chemicals that exert their effects on thesame cells that secrete them, while paracrines act locally butaffect cell types other than those releasing the paracrinechemicals.
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Question 3: Click for NEXT!What are the main endocrine glands ofthe human body? The main endocrine glands of the human body are: the pineal gland (or pineal body) the hypophysis (or pituitary) the thyroid, the parathyroids the endocrine part of the pancreas the adrenals the gonads (testicles or ovaries).
Question 4:Pick the right answerAdrenal hormones that help regulate thebalance of minerals and water in the bloodare: glucocorticoids produced by the adrenal cortex. mineralocorticoids produced by the adrenal cortex.