Endocrine System Anatomy

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Title: Endocrine System Anatomy
Description: Anatomy of the endocrine system; drawing shows the hypothalamus, pineal gland, pituitary gland, thyroid gland, thymus, adrenal gland, and pancreas. An inset shows the back view of the thyroid gland with the four pea-sized parathyroid glands on it.

Anatomy of the endocrine system. The endocrine system is made up of glands and organs that make hormones that control many important functions in the body. These include the hypothalamus, pineal gland, pituitary gland, parathyroid glands, thyroid gland, thymus, adrenal gland, pancreas, and the reproductive organs (ovaries in females and testes in males), not shown.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Digestive/Gastrointestinal System
Type: Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR797107
Date Created: April 26, 2019
Date Added: April 9, 2019
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow
Email: terese@teresewinslow.com