EMT-Endocrine System

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Gland and Ducts

Thyroid

Metabolism, growth and development

Adrenal

Major gland during sympathetic activity

Gonads

Reproductive functions

Pituitary

Master Gland. Regulates other glands

Parathyroid

Metabolism of calcium and phosphorus

Islet of Langerhans

Regulation of Sugar

Urinary System

Filter and excrete waste from blood. Maintanins a balance of water

Kidneys

2, site of filtration

Ureters

2, Cary waste from kidney to bladder

Bladder

Houses urine for elimination

Urethra

Passage of urine from the bladder to the outside.

Stomach

Primary location of digestion

Pancreas

Secretes enzymes to facilitate digestion. Produces insulin

Liver

Produces bile

Spleen

Production of RBC's, filtration of blood

Gall Bladder

Stores bile from the liver

Small Intestine

Continued breakdown & refinment of food

Large Intestine

Absorbs water. Route to eliminate waste via rectum and anus.

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