Introduction to endocrinologyfinalPresentation Transcript
Introduction to Endocrinology Prof:NooruddinJaffer
Instructional Objectives:Endocrine System Compare the response times of the two major systems of internal communication: the nervous system & endocrine system Distinguish between endocrine and exocrine glands. Describe relationship between among endocrine system components: hormones, endocrine glands, target cells, and target cell receptors
Instructional Objectives:Endocrine System Describe the location of the endocrine glands, hormones they secrete &their actions Highlight common disorders caused by deficiency or excess of hormones
HUMAN BODY CELLS TISSUE ORGANS SYSTEMS: CARDIOVASCULAR RESPIRATORY GASTROINTESTINAL ENDOCRINE OTHER
CONTROL BLOOD SUGAR
Giantism- oversecretion of somatotropin before puberty Dwarfism- undersecretion of somatotropin. Cause: tumor, injury, infection, genetics Diabetes insipidus- decreased ADH
Adrenal glands Located just above the kidney Secretes many hormones Epinephrine Norepinephrine Many steroid hormones, inc estrogen and androgens.