Results for: Gland

In Human Anatomy and Physiology

What is a gland?

gland 1. A cell, a group of cells, or an organ that produces a secretion for use elsewhere in the body or in a body cavity or for elimination from the body. 2. Any of var ( Full Answer )
In Human Anatomy and Physiology

What is gland?

The tissue site where hormones are secreted in the body of living organisms is called a gland,e.g.Thyroid Gland.etc etc.
In Human Anatomy and Physiology

Is there a gland called happy gland?

Anatomically, no. But mentally, I like to think yes. I refer to happy gland a lot, and it is really used for nothing more than to express the amount of happiness you feel that ( Full Answer )
In Endocrine System

What gland is next to thyroid gland?

The parathyroid glands are the ones closest to the thyroid gland, and the thymus is also close.
In Human Anatomy and Physiology

Why adrenal gland is a 4S gland?

the 4S refers to sugar metabolism,alt retention,sex hormone ndsource of energy which r the func of one or the ther hormone ofadrenal gland!!
In Human Anatomy and Physiology

What glands are controlled by pituitary gland?

The pituitary gland controls the release of hormones by many glands 1.) Primary glands- glands who's main purpose is to create and secrete hormones 2.) Secondary glands-Gland ( Full Answer )
In Endocrine System

What glands are considered ductless glands?

Glands that secrete their contents into the blood stream. Examples Adrenal Gland and Thyroid Gland. Some glands are both duct/ductless. The Pancreas secretes several hormones ( Full Answer )
In Human Anatomy and Physiology

Which gland is the master gland in body?

The pituitary gland is often referred to as the "master gland," because it controls so many other glands.
In Endocrine System

Is a mammary gland an endocrine gland?

i think it is exocrine gland because its mechanism of secreation isapocrine type ( partial loss in apical portion of cytoplasm )