Endocryne System


Mind Map on Endocryne System, created by cesar verdig on 04/07/2015.
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Endocryne System
  1. Hypothalamus
    1. Produce hormones that control the pituitary gland and hormones that stores in this galnd.
      1. control of pituitary hormones by releasing the following types of hormones: - Thyrotrophic-releasing hormone - Growth hormone-releasing hormone - Corticotrophin-releasing hormone - Gonadotropin-releasing hormone
    2. Pituitary gland
      1. Produce hormones that regulates a lot of other endocryne glands and some organs.
        1. is often referred to as the "master gland." It greatly influences other organs in the body, and its function is vital to the overall well-being of a person. The pituitary gland produces several hormones. In fact, the front part of it, commonly called the anterior pituitary, produces the following types of hormones:
          1. Growth hormone: This hormone promotes growth in childhood. For adults, it helps to maintain healthy muscle and bone mass.
            1. Prolactin: In women, it stimulates milk production. In males, low levels are linked to sexual problems; however, most males make no use of the hormone.
              1. Adrenocorticotropic: This hormone promotes the production of cortisol, which helps to reduce stress, maintain healthy blood pressure and more.
              2. Thyroid-stimulating hormone: This hormone helps to regulate the body's thyroid, which is crucial in maintaining a healthy metabolism.
                1. Luteinizing hormone: In women, this hormone regulates estrogen. In men, it regulates testosterone.
                  1. Follicle-stimulating hormone: Found in both men and women. It stimulates the releasing of eggs in women and helps ensure the normal function of sperm production in men.
        2. Parathyroid gland
          1. This four glands liberates parathyrine wich function is regulates the level of clacium in the blood
          2. Thymus
            1. During childhood, the thymus gland liberates thymosin, this hormone stimulates the develop of T cells and good immnune answer
              1. The role of these hormones is to make sure a person develops a healthy immune system.
            2. Adrenal gland
              1. Liberates hormones that help the body to deal with stress
                1. In addition, also helps your body do the following: - Promoting proper cardiovascular function - Properly utilizing carbohydrates and fats - Helps distribute stored fat - Promotes healthy gastrointestinal functions
              2. Pineal Gland
                1. Liberates melatonin that takes part in different rhytmic activities, like the dreams and vigil
                  1. The pineal gland releases melatonin, which helps the body recognize when it is time to go to sleep.
                2. Thyroid gland
                  1. Produce thyroxine, that controls the metabolism in all the body
                  2. Pancreas
                    1. Produce insulin and glucagon, that regulates the level of glucose in the blood
                    2. Testicles
                      1. produce testosterone . wich is responsable of the production of sperms and the develop of the secondary sexual charactersitics of men-
                        1. Promotes the growth of the penis as a male gets older as well as facial and body hair. It also deepens the voice of a male at a certain age. Other functions of testosterone include: - Maintaining sex drive - Promoting production of sperm - Maintaining healthy levels of muscle and bone mass
                      2. ovaries
                        1. produce estrogen and prostegeron. The estrogen is necesary dor the develop of the secondary sexual characteristics of the women and the deveolp of the ovaries. Th prostegeron prepares the uterus for a fertilized egg
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