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adrenal: glands, cortex (bark), medulla (marrow, innermost part)
two glands, one located at the top of each kidney; cortex is the outer portion, medulla is the inner portion
hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland to prevent the kidneys from expelling too much water
calcitonin (ton- to stretch)
hormone secreted by the thyroid to prevent too much calcium from absorbing into the bones
endocrine (krino- to separate)
adj. describing a gland that delivers its secretions directly into the blood stream
adj. describing a gland that delivers its secretion through a duct onto the skin or other epithelial surface
interstitial cell-stimulating hormone; hormone promoting gonadal growth in the male
one of the four glands belonging solely to the endocrine system; located in the throat area
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