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EMT-Endocrine System

Gland and Ducts
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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.